Compose a paper of at least 800 words, in which you offer your reflections on the realities, both historical

Compose a paper of at least 800 words, in which you offer your reflections on the realities, both historical and contemporary, of racial inequality and injustice in the United States, as evidenced in the works we have read these past 4 weeks. Include references to as many works as possible but be sure to include Morrison’s Beloved (the whole book).
Also offer your best thoughts on a solution to these problems. Individual racism will likely always remain, but institutionalized systemic racism, can be dealt with and ended. In discussing solutions, be sure to comment on Coates’ essay, “The Case for Reparations.” Even if reparations were paid to the descendants of former slaves and of the Native Americans who were dispossessed of their homelands and nearly obliterated through war and the spread of disease imported from Europe, it’s perhaps difficult fto believe that the payment of reparations alone would be enough to end systemic racism in this country and heal our tragic racial divisions. What other approaches would be needed to find a way forward? What will it take for those approaches to succeed?

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