The Los Angeles Times quotes Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria in their Sept 29, 2017 article “If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect, get out." Lt. Gen. Silveria states this due to the writing of racial slurs on the message boards of five African American students. Racism isn't tolerated in the military if you are caught discriminating another person you could be demoted.
This is a painting by Jose Domingo Ulloa who created this artwork based on the "Little Rock Nine". On September 23, 1957, nine African American children tried to enter an all-white high school. The white creatures represent the whites who threw stones at the nine children. Info found at "https://lifeanddeathmlk.weebly.com/racismincident-at-little-rock-by-jose-domingo-ulloa-mendieta.html"
The CNN news corporation writes in their article "A Los Angeles Police officer was caught on an audio recording allegedly making racial slurs during an encounter with some young black men." This article was published about the Los Angeles Police officer that was making racist remarks to a group of African Americans. CNN published this article on May 9, 2014 but due to the reoccurrence of similar situations I felt the need to do write about this one.
During game 3 of the World Series Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros hit a home run off of the Dodgers' pitcher Yu Darvish. Shortly after Gurriel "pulled on the corners of his eyes" stated by the Chicago Tribune. This act of discrimination was target at Darvish due to the fact he was born in Japan.
"Pistol shots ring out in the barroom night Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall She sees the bartender in a pool of blood Cries out, “My God, they killed them all!” Here comes the story of the Hurricane The man the authorities came to blame For something that he never done Put in a prison cell, but one time he could-a been The champion of the world." The song "Hurricane" by Bob Dylan was written about an incident that happened in 1966 involving Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Carter was an African American professional boxer when at the height of his career he was convicted by a white jury of murder. Due to his conviction Carter spent the next 20 years in prison.
U.S. News states in their article about discrimination on airplanes "an African-American passenger's seat was reassigned to coach even though she'd purchased first-class tickets for herself and her white companion, who got to keep the upgrade, according to the advisory". This article was published October 25, 2017 so this article is fairly recent. The U.S. News with evidence from the NAACP wrote this article about racism and discrimination on American Airlines.