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America is Divided so how to bridge divide?

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A merica is so divided because of three issues that has never been really resolved, first the issue of race,  second the issue of social class and third and the most divisive is that of political affiliation. < Slavery has left a mark on America so deep that it scars the American fabric of life.  Many African Americans have lost their history through the unjust practice of slavery, many were given only first names or numbers as property.When slavery was abolished many slaves did not have a surname so they took the names of their former slave masters.   The fourteenth amendment gave slaves their citizenship so they could not be sent back to Africa or Liberia as former slave owners wanted. Race has always been an issue in America because people are afraid to talk about it for fear of offending someone or because they are afraid of being called a racist if they speak openly about race.   Although conversation is  a start it will not do much too change race relations in America unles