Lincoln M. Alexander And How He Made A Great Effort To Prevent Racism

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Lincoln M. Alexander is the chair of Canadian race relations foundation. He grew up in the east end of Toronto, Ontario. He experienced a lot of racism in his life, because he was black. When he was in the Royal Canadian Air Force, there were few anti-discrimination laws.People would always make fun of him just because of the color of his skin. His peers constantly called him names. After they called him names, Lincoln M. Alexander would always express his opinion, by saying something back to them. He also ...view middle of the document...

The campaign has received support from a large range of groups, such as businesses, community, Aboriginal and media partners.By making his campaign, I believe Lincoln M. Alexander has made a big change the way people think of other races. Also, it will change the way people will treat other races in the future. I think that he will make a big impact, because he is an African-American. What he does in his campaign will prevent things such as when the Jewish cemetery was desecrated with anti-Semitic slurs. Also, it might prevent things like what happened on the West Coast, when violent clashes have broken out between white and South Asian high school students, and how some people were convicted for beating an elderly man. All things like this were acts of racial-discrimination.Lincoln M. Alexander has done many different things, to stop racism. Even though people would make fun of him, he wouldn't let that bother him. He still stood up for what he believed in and tried to make other people see his point of view. The message that he tried to get out to people was a very good one, and I think he did a very heroic thing.

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