Resolved: Institutional Racism is Significantly Present in America
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Institutional racism: societal patterns that have the net effect of imposing oppressive or otherwise negative conditions against identifiable groups on the basis of race or ethnicity. 
Significant: Sufficiently"great or important to be"worthy of attention;"noteworthy. 
America: The United States of America.
First round is for acceptance. I'll have the burden of proof to provide evidence to support the resolution. Con is responsible for refuting my assertions and evidence.
1) The Pro's (Redmoonlight) source but using the definition it points to by link (click the link for institutional racism in website provided by Pro):
a) Definition: Institutional racism refers to racism perpetrated by government entities such as schools, the courts or the
military. Unlike the racism perpetrated by individuals, institutional racism has the power to negatively affect the bulk of people belonging to a racial group.
b) Link: http://racerelations.about.com...
2) The definition provided by The Oxford English Dictionary:
a) noun: [MASS NOUN]: Racial discrimination that has become established as normal behaviour within a society or
b) Link: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com...
RedMoonlight forfeited this round.
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