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An Overview of the Color Line and Its Effects on Community
Final Essay Draft: Is the color line still a problem? The term “color line” was used in reference to the racial segregation that transpired in the United States after the abolition of slavery. In the life we live today, the color line is still a major problem. DuBois writes about the idea of double-consciousness resting...
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An Examination of the Effects of the Presence or Absence of an Individual Waiting in Line on the Speed of Transactions at ATMs
This paper explores how the presence or absence of someone waiting in line affects the speed at which a transaction occurs at ATMs. Previous research has indicated that people will take longer to leave parking spaces and public phones when someone is waiting, and the basic theories behind this research can apply to this stu...
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An Overview of Neighborhood Organizing According to Robert Fisher
Neighborhood Organizing: The Importance of Historical Context "Neighborhood organizing has a history as old as the neighborhood
concept itself. It is certainly not simply a product of sixties dissent.
New Social Movement theory argues that community-based resistances --
around geographic communities such as a neighbo...
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The Positives and Negatives of Multicultural Community Organizing
Multicultural Organizing I don't believe there are any downfalls to multicultural organizing, but
there are many positive things that come from it. Some strengths of
multicultural community organizing that come to mind are that it helps the
organizer understand the community and culture, which strengthens the
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Discrimination of the African American Soldiers
Discrimination and stereotyping occurred in several different ways. The Army War College, African Americans were "careless, shiftless, irresponsible and secretive" and "unmoral and untruthful." This was documented and presented as facts and reinforced the treatment of African American Soldiers. Consequently commanding offic...
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The Use of Memory in Preliterate Societies
Memory in Modernity Sequences of instructions and program state data in computers are stored in electronic structures figuratively known as “memory,” which are crucial for a proces...
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Fighting Hunger and Poverty as a Volunteer at the Second Harvest Food Bank
For the Community Service Learning Project I volunteered at the Harvest food bank for a total of 4 days and 11 hours and 35 minutes. The days that I volunteered on are 11/6/2015, 11/11/2015, 11/13/2015 and 11/20/2015. The Second Harvest food bank is dedicated to ending world hunger and is one of the largest food banks in th...
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Examples of Gwen Ifill's Reports
Gwen Ifill reports the Virginia killing of two reporters from the WDBJ news station. The criminal, Bryce Williams, was a previous news reporter at the same station, and he said that his motive was because of racism and harassment during work. However, the WDBJ president said that Bryce was an angry person who put the blame...
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The Negative Effects of Police Militarization in America
The events of Ferguson are fresh in all of our minds. The complete and total oppression of protestors by an unflinching police force seems unjust to all of us- because it is.The question on many minds was “Why do local police have that kind of military gear?” If you ask them, they’re likely to say that it’s because they do...
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A Feasibility Study on the North Star Childcare Center in South Carolina
North Star Feasibility Study: Part I “Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.” Judy Biggert Product Description Daycare and other chi...
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