Racial discrimination is a problem in most countries. People are denied access to education or political office because of the color of their skin or their cultural background. The United Nations works to eliminate racial discrimination, so that everyone has the same opportunities.
A poster in Prague (Czech Republic) says, "Wrong Time Wrong Place? Everybody is Sometimes in Minority."
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- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry through three separate lenses: the core countries lens, the semi-periphery countries lens, and the periphery countries lens. This allows for the discovery of how major economic, geographic, political, religious, and social factors come together to create the modern world.