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The white boy who is symbolically dressed in white can be seen as a symbol of purity and cleanliness, he is stood over the soft-soapong boy which suggests he is superior to him because of his race.

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This shocking example highlights how racism is still prevalent in Social Media in the 21 st century society that we live in. Despite it being decades since the civil rights movement that ended racial segregation, Racism is still very much evident in media today, especially on social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.


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