Monthly Archives: December 2012

No one is born with hatred or intolerance

I think the label (or Scarlet Letter) of racism thrown about at every opportunity for what equates to hideous behavior of any kind regardless of color or ethnicity keeps racism itself alive and well in any society — here in … Continue reading

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It’s complex, but racism is still here in many forms.

Taken a few sociology classes, and here’s what everyone thinks: – Racism isn’t quite as overt anymore, but it’s still here in a subtle form. I guess I agree with this, as MOST civilized white people in America are truly … Continue reading

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Pluralism- Good or Bad?

The projection of pluralism with minority groups joining the majority in the United States can be supported sufficiently as a positive or a negative implementation. By immigrants learning and assimilating to American values, morals, and ideals, they may be more fit … Continue reading

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immigrants

It surprises me that a lot of people hate immigrants so much.  especially those damn illegal immigrants.   I know many people that will automatically assume that some people from my family are illegal immigrants, just because they have an accent.  … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Lately it seems like everybody has been fighting over what we should say to each other during the holidays.  Should we say Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Joyous Kwanza, nobody knows? Everybody is fighting over what we should say to each other, … Continue reading

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Awareness

Since the beginning of this class, I have actively found myself becoming more self-conscious about how I perceive others. I’ve noticed myself suppressing stereotypes and preconceived thoughts about people from other religions, ethnicities and even locations around home. This is … Continue reading

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Japenese Americans

Today there are many things taught in public schools that are being skipped over and not even mentioned. One great example is the Japanese Americans and the relocation camps. One lesson that I learned from this class was that after … Continue reading

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