Racism Through Generalization

Poem By Francis Duggan

Some people who have a bad experience with a member of a particular race tend to generalize
But sadly for them they do not seem to realize
That for the sins of one a whole race should not be to blame
That everyone is only responsible for their own sins of shame
Racism through generalization is not an uncommon thing
It is common in people who to old grudges does cling
They condemn a whole race due to the sins of one
Who in the past some wrong to them has done
Since they fail to realize that all people are different in their own way
They are prejudiced in their thinking of them one can say
Racism through generalization is racism by another name
Since racism in all of it's forms is racism just the same
They have a bad experience with a member of one race and they generalize
And generalization to racism is known to give rise.

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