Monthly Archives: October 2011

A class divided

After watching “A Class Divided,” I started thinking about the effects it would have if their were a program implemented into the school systems about what it’s like to be discriminated against. Personally, I feel it would be a great … Continue reading

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Well… apparently I am racist.

I was called a racist on Saturday night. The “incident” occurred at my place of employment. We have a policy that if a kid is under a certain age than they are not permitted to trade in any game without … Continue reading

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Law and Order: SVU

During one of the many SVU marathons on theUSA network, there was one episode in particular that I thought was quite relevant to this class and forced me to do a little critical thinking. A young Japanese woman was murdered … Continue reading

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A Must Watch and Learn!

This happens to people every single day, but at least people do not actually make fools out of themselves by actually saying it!  These videos are highly educational!! And funny!  Viewer Discretion Advised!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sick of posting serious comments … Continue reading

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Police discrimination

http://racismdaily.com/2011/10/27/92-stopped-frisked-in-bronx-are-black-or-hispanic/#more-8126 We all live in a world that has seen police discrimination, whether it was in L.A. or years ago in Pittsburgh, Jonny Gammage, but as times change we expect relations between police and society to get better.  This article … Continue reading

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Turkish Families

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/world/europe/kurds-in-turkey-rended-by-war-that-haunts-country.html?_r=1&ref=world This article from the New York Times isn’t entirely relevant to what we’ve been discussing in class, but it’s definitely a subcategory of Ethnic Relations. I encourage everyone to read it, if you haven’t already. This part in particular … Continue reading

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Emmett Till

I never knew the name Emmett Till until we watched the documentary in class. It came very shocking to me. Later on in the night I began to think why it was that I never knew anything about this story. … Continue reading

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