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...Racism, a Social Infestation The concept of race and racism is a social construct and not a clearly defined term. Few people in the U.S. have a ‘pure’ heritage therefore explicit labels of race are cumbersome and usually incorrect. Certainly, many people could be, for, example, Asiatic/Euro-Native/African Americans, as far as they know. The motives for racism make little sense; given a majority of Americans are racial ‘mutts’ until one examines the economic rationale. Racism is, essentially, fueled by an over-zealous capitalist society which can be explained by two trains of thought. One, the ‘white privilege’ viewpoint is...