Employment : Apply In Person

ID-100198236In 1912, President Woodrow Wilson publicly required that all applicants submit a personal photograph along with their resumes if they chose to apply for a position in the white house or a government agency. This requirement was deemed racist and unconstitutional.

Meanwhile, American businesses like Woolworth’s for example invented the “Apply In Person” which is a racist code , which is today’s workplace  in full operation throughout the states. This diabolical measure allows the employer to see for him or herself the color, race, age, gender and visible handicaps an applicant may have. There are also companies using audio comparisons to sift through minority and women applicants be it by over the telephone from their voice and speech, or through simulated tests which asks various questions about personal beliefs (Religion/Genders) to name a few.

A good example follows: A  question directed at black male, may be asked if he sees a car theft  taking place would he inform the authorities? The myth that all black males know how to steal a car plays an important role here. If he says no, they suspects the applicant to be black. But, if he says , yes, then another race detecting question follows, like: Do you easily anger if thing s don’t go you way? This type of question is also another traditional myths-racist people use to classify African-American people since post-slavery blacks have been labelled to have short fuses and blow for the smallest of reasons. which explains why they are constantly tested on the job to see what button pushed would set off the explosion.

Many would argue that these  racist tactics are in our nation’s past, but those very same people would not belong to the black race, or female,  elderly or disable, or claim a second or another gender as well.

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