Monthly Archives: November 2012

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2012/09/13/welfare-white-and-drugless/ I found this article extremely interesting because it shows that people who receive welfare are mostly white, contrary to the beleif that its all blacks on welfare, and all they do is abuse it.  I like how we want to … Continue reading

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acting civilized

I think we figured out after last class that people in college usually have developed a particular opinion on most things, and usually defend it with all their might, and sometimes turns into a good debate.  The problem is when … Continue reading

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The Congressional Black Caucus

Over the last few weeks the topic of the Congressional Black Caucus has been a hot one on radio, television and amongst friends of mine. The interesting thing about it to me was not that it was formed but the … Continue reading

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Hard working Immigrants

Hispanic Americans make up 16% of the total population in the US, which makes them the largest minority group. In my opinion , they are one of the hardest working people on the planet. But yet they get criticized for … Continue reading

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Victoria Secret

Throughout America up to present day, we have used stereotypes of Native Americans to form icons/images in our society, such as a team mascot (Cleveland Indians). But more recently, Victoria Secret held its annual fashion show in which a model … Continue reading

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Identity Labels

What is an identity label? It’s simply a label that you use (or that has been assigned to you) that says something about who you are. That “something” is usually a socially constructed idea or value set that society is/has … Continue reading

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Bleach filled Balloons

I’m at a loss for words when I read this article but even more so that no suspects have been found. At the University of Texas, students have been filling up balloons with bleach and tossing them from above on … Continue reading

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