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Race Relations and Patriotism

Introduction Patriotism must be embraced by all levels of society, especially the younger generation. It is important to form an ethical generation that shape values in all Malaysian generally. Patriotism also could instil moral attitude among the young generation particularly. Hence, through patriotism, it gathers one nation. With that, I would agree if the lack […]

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Race, Ethnicity, and Culture Define Almost Every Nation on Earth

First, there is E Pluribus Unum, a latin phrase meaning “out of many, one”. This 13-letter motto, adopted after the birth of America in 1776, referred to the 13 colonies unifying into a single nation. Over time, however, this phrase came to be understood as one people from many backgrounds. This seems fitting as America […]

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Interracial Adoption and Race

This research paper looks at the different types of child adoption, in particular to interracial adoption. There is an emphasis in the role of race in interracial adoption and how interracial adoption can benefit and/or affect the children and parents who are part of it. However, the main thing that should be taken into account […]

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The Role of Gender and Race in a Novel to Kill a Mockingbird

To kill a mockingbird is about growing up. The main character is named scout finch. She learns about people and life. The setting takes place between 1933 and 1935 in maycomb, Alabama. Scout’s mother is dead so she lives with her dad and brother. Scout learns from Atticus and from experience. One lesson scout learned […]

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Cross-Cultural Health Disparities, Local Biologies and Human Differences

The world is becoming a global village which means interaction of people from different races, ethnicities and cultures. One of the most important pillars of one’s life is good health. Therefore medical anthropology tries to look at how culture and race affect the well being of an individual in terms of health. Countries like the […]

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How Frank Miller Undermines American Black and White Ideologies

Frank miller played a significant role in introducing a new perspective into the existing ideologies held by African Americans and the whites that prompted him to become Nietzches superman. Evidence to the new perspective is depicted in Miller’s Batman: The dark Knight Returns that serves as a comic-book published in 1986. Set in the future, […]

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Reviews of The Book About Harriet Tubman

Author Catherine Clinton has an astounding way of giving a brief history of Harriet Tubman, the woman we call Moses in her book called The Road To Freedom. In reviewing the two book reviews written by History Professors John W. Quist and Oscar Cole-Arnal, I will be discussing the similarities about their views regarding this […]

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Is The American Dream Still Achievable

America was once able to provide everyone with achieving the American Dream, but that seems to no longer exist. America has evolved in both good and bad ways, but this is a prime example of a bad way because the American Dream has faded away from the people. There are many obstacles in the way […]

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Is Racism a Problem and How to Solve It

The word racism is something strong that can be known by people from an early age. Moreover, those who are “high class” and learn racism from mentors such as their family members then they tease others so maybe one raised this way and it’s pass down. Although there can be others that just learn this […]

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Racism on a Raisin in The Sun

Chicago’s Southside, like many other towns, suffers considerably post World War II. Racism stretches across the nation and into the Youngers, an African-American family in the play A Raisin in the Sun, home. Lorraine Hansberry, playwright of A Raisin in the Sun, vividly shows people how racism and discrimination can make a family suffer. Since […]

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Tackling The Shame of One’s Self in African American Literature and Art 

Since the beginning of Slavery and the following years of abolishment of it, the “African American” experience, values, expression, and more has become a developing culture of itself in the United States. From the Harlem Renaissance period, as well as the Modernism or Realism movement, African Americans have turned to various art forms to try […]

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Ethnocentrism: Journal Article Critique

The article ‘Confronting My Own Ethnocentrism and Racism: A Process of Pain and Growth’ explains a white counselor’s journey to both cognitive and emotional change. The problems of racism and ethnocentrism are presented as a system that is deeply ingrained within the moral fabric of the society. They surpass the common manifestations of abusing or […]

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Racism Produces Hate Crimes

To discuss racism and its relevance to this paper, it’s important that racism is understood for what it truly is. Although there are many components of racism, the general definition is “the belief that all members of a purported race possess characteristics, abilities, or qualities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it […]

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Hate Crime in Wisconsin

“The center also attributes this spurt of hate group growth to the rise of Trump and his inflammatory rhetoric during the presidential campaign.” (Ibrahim) The influence of Trump’s presidency increase bigotry throughout the nation which form hate groups toward minority. It is hard to believed that Wisconsin is rate as being the top highest racist […]

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Police Brutality Against African Americans

Have you ever feared the possibility of police brutality because your skin tone happens to be black? Police were once known to be the peacekeepers, but it seems that law enforcement have been abusing that exact power. In America, police brutality has been used to suppress black people for years to preserve their power over […]

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Police Brutality and Racism

In today’s generation, law enforcement has had a bad reputation for quite some time already. Factors such as police brutality, racial profiling and racism often fall through the lines of the problems we face today regarding law enforcement. Police officers may sometimes take advantage because they may feel like they are above the law; but […]

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Police Brutality in The Basis of The Hate You Feel

In the book, The Hate U Give is based about a 16-year-old African American girl named Starr to witness police brutality against her best friend. Starr and her friend, Khalil, was leaving a party when Khalil was pulled over for a traffic violation of a broken taillight. The police officer asked for license, registration, and […]

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Technology and Problem of Mass Incarceration of Black Americans

There is insufficient data on several issues related to mass incarceration of people in American jails. Although the United States has 5% of global population, it contains 25% of people in jails. Yet those being the bars are disproportionately in favor whites, who by far outweigh the Blacks in the country. Besides, there is no […]

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Review of The Book “The Autobiography of Malcolm X”

The “Autobiography of Malcolm X,” is a book that talks and mentions Malcolm x’s life on how race and gender played an important role in his life and what turned him into who he was and how it had an effect on his later decisions on his further days of his life. Race has always […]

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The Communication Technique of Martin Luther Kingf Jr.

In his letter from the Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King called for the United States to be a country with freedom and equality where all races should unite and that the true happiness of the African American society will only be gained by getting rid of persecution, suffering, and hatred. Martin Luther King’s successful persuasion […]

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Othello: Cultural Disapproval From Ancient Times to The Present

In Othello’s plays, we have already noticed the racial discrimination against Othello in the white society of Venice. However, it can be stated that Othello has the desire of cultural identity for the white society that discriminates against him. The cultural identity of Othello in white society, as well as his own psychological condition and […]

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Film Review of Zootopia

The movie Zootopia directly correlates with the chapter “Purity in America” from the book Sapiens by Yuval Harari. Zootopia clearly shows racism in America’s modern world while staying to its Disney/Kids movie schtick. It explains how racism has changed over the history of the US. A fox, Nick Wilde, who was one of the main […]

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Hidden Figures Movie Review

The movie I selected to do my historical movie review on is “Hidden Figures”, directed by Theodore Melfi, and story was from Margot Lee Shetterly. The reason I chose this particular movie is because it is based on a team of women fighting for equal rights, while working for NASA, a U.S space program. This […]

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Between The World and Me Essay

The book between the world and me the author, Ta-nehisi explained, different people from a different culture living in the same country but not treated everyone the same way as white people treated in the united states which means Racism. As we discussed with our group that, Abraham Lincoln in 1863 declared the United States […]

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Colorism Amongst Black Teen

Colorism is a dark side to the internal prejudice acts or attitudes against our own brothers and sisters. Colorism is a seed of deceit, a silent hatred that divides us as a nation, race and as a people. We were given equality by our four founding fathers declaration through our constitution. We have a right […]

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Colorism and Black Girlhood

In a world of racism between whites and blacks, there is a fixation in our black community surrounding the color of our skin. Colorism is a term that is defined as prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone among people of the same ethnic group. In the 1988 Spike Lee film, School […]

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Colorism Amongst Black Teens

Colorism is a dark side to the internal prejudice acts or attitudes against our own brothers and sisters. Colorism is a seed of deceit, a silent hatred that divides us as a nation, race and as a people. We were given equality by our four founding fathers declaration through our constitution. We have a right […]

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The Mindset Behind Police Officers Using Deadly Force Against Unarmed Black Men   

Suspect Race and Police Use of Deadly Force Suspect race affects numerous results in policing and the broader criminal justice system, impacting communications with law enforcement, apprehension rates, and criminal incarcerations (Kahn, Steele, McMahon, & Stewart, 2017). Racial minorities, and predominantly African-American men, are frequently found to have an unbalanced interaction with law enforcement, including […]

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Negative Effects of Racial Segregation on The Example of History

High Yellow: Conforming to Racial Construction Anne Moody’s autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968) shares the confusion of a young African American girl who struggles with understanding the construction of racial identity within the society in which she lives. The story takes place in the Delta of Mississippi during the civil rights movement, a […]

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Racial Segregation As Part of American Culture and History

“The best of times quickly descended into the worst of times”. There was a point in our time where black and whites were segregated. Buses, schools and water fountains were some of the few memorable moments of discussion within our American court rooms. Land of the free; not so much. During the 1890’s, segregation was […]

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