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Racial Dissimilarities in the United States
Racial dissimilarities happen in every nation. The United States is no exception. In fact, we may very well be one of the nations most filled with dissimilarities. Upon looking at the racial census map, I saw that the majority of the population is White. One can discern a pattern with every other race: more Hispanics are cl...
The Significant Role of Racial Integration in the South
Racial Integration in the South Melvin B. Tolson, who was a professor that teaches at Wiley College during the 1930's in Marshall, Texas, decided to create a debate team with four strong minded students. Theses students understood the broad topics that happened around the world and felt these topics were socially importa...
The Division of American Culture in American Nations: Up in Arms, Minnesota: Nature's Playground and American Microbreweries
The article, “American Nations: Up in Arms,” tries to determine our source of identity as one whole nation. The author’s first conclusion is our tendency towards a violent streak. Is this really our true identity? As the author takes a closer look at our country, however, he finds that America is not one nation as it seems...
An Analysis of the Authors' Views on Prejudice in the Target Texts of David Treuer, Barack Obama, and Vincent Parillo
In 2008, experts reported that there were around 926 active hate groups in the United states, and in 2011, that number rose to 1,018 (Potok).The United States is known as a melting point composed of a variety of cultures, ethnicities, races, religons,and beliefs, fusing together as a harmonious whole. Although Americans pos...
The Factors That Can Help a Multi-Ethnic Society Live Happily Together
What factors can help a multi-ethnic society live happily together? A multi-ethnic society is a society in which different ethnicities or religion live together. Mauritius is an example of a multi-ethnic society in which Muslims, Hindus, Chinese and Christians live together. The need to live happily together therefore beco...
An Injustice in Banning Wearing of Veils and Hijabs in France
Injustice done in French legislation by banning veils and hijabs Veil, worn by the Muslim women denotes full body cover which includes hijab, burqa and niqab. The custom of wearing veils has been continuing in the Muslim community since time immemorial. Non-Muslim people in the western and European countries have been de...
A Comparison of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1860's and 1920's
A Comparison of the KKK in the 1860’s and 1920’s In the 1860’s, following the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, many white supremacy groups began to appear throughout the United States; among these groups was the Ku Klux Klan. The Ku Klux Klan, also known as the KKK, formed in 1865 and quickly became one of the lar...
A Review of My Speech on the Diversity in National Parks
PURPOSE:The purpose of my speech is to inform the audience about the diversity seen collectively in national parks. At the end of my speech the audience will know what race is predominantly found utilizing our national parks, along with which races are underrepresented in the Parks. They will also know what the NPS and othe...
The Treatment of Race as a Social Construct Today
Race Relations as a Social Construct Nowadays in the United States, race is treated as any other character attribute. “What’s your hair color? Your height? What about your race?” Race is accepted as an essential, even biological character attribute, accompanied by a whole host of implications for one’s life based on thei...
An Analysis of the Studies Conducted by Plant and Peruche on the Concept of Implicit Racism
The Critical Importance of Eliminating Implicit Racial Biases The studies conducted by Plant and Peruche as well as Clark and Clark both speak on the concept of implicit racism and both seem to suggest ways of informing us about different types of racism. The study conducted by Plant and Peruche was set up in a way that en...