Author Archives: ec1975

My View of Race and Relations Class

     I have a new outlook on different races, ethnic groups, and nationalities, and religions and beliefs because of this class.  I have been shown that without realizing it, I have been expressing prejudices towards various walks of people, even … Continue reading

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Twelve Years A Slave

Yesterday, my class and I went to the movies to view “Twelve Years A Slave”.  It was an excellent movie, for anyone who was thinking about going to see it.  The storyline ws very powerful, and it being based on a … Continue reading

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When did the word “Ma’am” become negative?

I was raised in a very religious home.  My siblings and I, all were required to say “Sir” and “Ma’am” when speaking to adults.  From then on it has been a habit, so even now I continue to use those … Continue reading

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I Am Malala!

I recently saw a story about a young teenage girl from Pakistan named Malala who started a movement for education, encouraging young people, and people in general, to further their education.  In her country of Pakistan women are nowhere close to being equal … Continue reading

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“Colored”, Acceptable or Not

Recently a coworker was telling me another one of his fishing stories. He is an older white male, mid 50’s, and a very nice, respectful person who loves to fish. Has always been respectful to everyone at the job and … Continue reading

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Mother and Father Equality

Why is it that a mother has to be proven to be a bad mother, no matter how terrible she is, but a father has to proven to be a good father, no matter how great of a father he … Continue reading

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