National Reconciliation Day:
Celebrated on April 2nd, Every year in the United States. The day is to sort out the misunderstandings and to reconcile again with our loved ones. The day also marks a serious Obligation to the people to eradicate Racism.
Why Reconciliation Day?
The day is to sort out the misunderstandings and to reconcile again with our loved ones. The day also marks a serious Obligation to the people to eradicate Racism. It primarily affects black skinned people.
They ought to do all the works commanded by their masters and were mistreated and disrespected.
Most of the Countries have passed the law to destroy racial discrimination. Nevertheless, United Nation Organization formed the First International human rights commission Panel in the year 1948.
Thus, the day is a positive step towards abolition of Racism and all human shall be considered equal regardless of his or her color. By this, at least the next generation may not face such inequality.
How we can Celebrate or Observe National Reconciliation Day:
The day is to forget the misunderstandings and forgive the mistakes to make our relationship perfectly. Let us recreate a bonding with the broken relationship and post our selfie with him/her on this delightful day.
Post your Selfies in this Hash Tag #HappyToReconcile on Twitter. Also, Ruthless racism does not end in a day. It needs a massive effort to eradicate it.
Interesting Facts About National Reconciliation Day:
In the 16th Century, First black person, named Mathieu de Costa, an interpreter arrived in the United States. And, the real problem of Racism started when Oliver, a 6-year-old boy arrived in Canada as a slave in 1628. Despite the age, he was captured and forced to become a slave. People were forcibly made as slaves for the white people and not paid with proper wages which leads to severe health issues like malnutrition. Black people are pre-assumed to be very dangerous and been attacked. Even nowadays, Muslims are wrongly assumed as Terrorist because of 9/11 incident.
Black skinned people face the racism often and they were not given even enough rights as white people, which includes the right to vote, employment. They were treated very badly as slaves and were not given proper food and accommodation
A survey has estimated that 89% of women were portrayed offensive in films, whereas only 17% of white women were portrayed offensive.
In 1989, Ann Lander, a newspaper columnist Promoted this day by encouraging to recreate a new relationship despite misunderstandings with our loved ones. And created an awareness among the Americans on Racism too.
At Last, At any cost, Racism should not be entertained. Severe actions should be taken to those who involved.
History of Reconciliation Day:
In around 1614, the concept of slavery began in North America. The Africans were confined to a ship and sailed across the sea finally reaching a village in Virginia. The Africans were sold at the Richmond village by regular Auction. They were auctioned only at nights since Americans might be busy during the daytime. Thus, the Slavery began which probably led to Racism and Genocide.
Thus, in 1737, Revolution took place against the Racism and genocide and the revolutionaries gathered in Richmond to discuss on how to progress this revolution further
Two revolutions took place in the United States so far, one in Northern California in 2004 to protest against a massacre of five people. The one was during the year 2012 in Maine to protest the children who were forcibly moved to foster care though they have their own homes.
Still, there was not a kind of effective revolution in the country. However, many of the social workers have been initiated to have a massive stroke to create an awareness on Racism since only 27% of the Americans accepted the racism as a big threat as on 2010.
The Ontario Human rights Organization was formed in North America and it tries to eliminate the discrimination on continuous interaction with the white people, which even had a good impact.
Although not everything has changed, something has changed because of these commissions, which was a positive reaction.