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Visual Nature of Society

During our last class, our professor had brought up a good point on how although people may look alike, (race, gender, hair color, build, ect.) it is very unlikely that two people share the very same interests or hobbies. I … Continue reading

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What has this course done for me?

Im sure during the course of this class, certain thoughts and opinions for different races, religions, and genders have been brought up or perhaps kept secret. It happens to be todays society that there are people who are sexist, racist, … Continue reading

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Skin Color and It’s Obsession

http://www.medicaldaily.com/sammy-sosa-ex-baseball-star-continues-skin-bleaching-appears-downright-vampiric-photos-256469 Above is a link to a former baseball great who has been retired for about 5 years. He has been in the news for seemingly “changing skin color” over the past few years. He says it is from a … Continue reading

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Genetic Discussion

After the special guest speaker today had discussed many of the details about genetics and heritage, it made me think of perhaps exactly where my ancestors came from. I enjoy learning where my friends, family, and other people can trace … Continue reading

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Sports Fans and Prejudice

Being downtown the other day for the huge Wildcard game that the Cleveland Indians were in, I had been aware of many drunk and crazy people. But among all the yelling screaming and cheering I seemed to really be captivated … Continue reading

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Black Names Today

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/13/are-blacks-names-weird-or-are-you-just-racist.html   The article above discusses the culture of black names in todays society. It details the “overall” consensus opinion of “different” black names along social media. It talks about the reason for the start of unusual names black parents … Continue reading

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Gender Equality

The concept of gender equality has been a large topic of debate within the realm of sociology and its students. However, it is my personal opinion that in today’s society, the idea of gender equality is brought to light only … Continue reading

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