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Essays for Social Issues: Discrimination & Prejudice

  1. Becoming a Better Nation
    Part I: The Problem <br /> A. Racism <br /> As an American citizen, it would be easy to say we should encourage both unity and diversity, but, in truth, it is almost impossible to implement such a great idea. Our nation would be a utopian society...
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  2. Contemplating Racism
    From the beginning of recorded history, possibly before then, humans have found a necessity for classifying and categorizing every aspect of life. This need for order has been used to efficiently organize and clarify the endless details on Earth...
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  3. Discrimination Against Japanese-Americans
    With the recent attacks on the United States by terrorists, many Americans have been experiencing feelings of fear, sadness and tremendous anger. With Osama Bin Laden and the Taliban being held responsible, many of Middle-Eastern descent have been...
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  4. Discrimination Toward the Black People in Ernest J Gaines
    CHAPTER I<br /> INTRODUCTION<br /> <br /> Charles Johnson states that actually there had been no “Black problem” until the Civil War. It is because before the Blacks had only been chattels. The War happened because the Blacks want their...
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  5. Geographically Based Multicultural Education
    Many Whites in the United States have a strong sense of ethnic identity that is tied to their immigrant ancestors’ country of origin (Italian Americans, Irish Americans, Swedish Americans) or to their experience in this country (New England...
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  6. Homosexuality
    No one knows exactly how homosexuality entered into human history. I would imagine that the practices associated with the erotic attraction of people to one\'s own gender have been around since the dawn of humanity. The earliest accounts of...
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  7. Identity Theft
    Law enforcement officials have stated that identity theft crime has been one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Identity theft is also one of the fastest growing white color crimes. This is a serious crime. Identity theft is the act...
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  8. Is Gender Neutrality of Law a Myth?
    The status of women as empowered citizens around the world is yet to be ascertained. Guided by the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems as if the trend towards a just social order reflects a better...
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  9. Martin Luther King: Most Important Parts of His Speech
    Have you wondered what the most important parts of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech is? In my opinion, I would say that the notable parts are the well-known “I have a dream” section, the “Let freedom ring” segment, and...
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  10. Prejudice and Dicrimination
    With the recent attacks on the United States by terrorists, many Americans have been experiencing feelings of fear, sadness and tremendous anger. With Osama Bin Laden and the Taliban being held responsible, many of Middle-Eastern descent have been...
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  11. Prejudices
    As I was thinking about the outline for this essay I asked myself if I was really a person to invoke a certain prejudice to certain types of people? And If I was, was it because I had personally acquired this sort of profiling through past...
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  12. Prostitution Should Not Be Legal
    It is stated on my mind that prostitution should be cleaned off from the streets. Prostitution is defined as providing sexual service, for the return of money. Therefore, some people uses as a job (Business) but it is not just a normal type of job...
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  13. Racism: a Phenomenon Risen Through Opposite Opinions
    Racism is a social problem that has occurred many years ago and it has passed through many phases. The oldest and most harmful of all is slavery. As we see from the “The problem of slavery and persecution’ with the discovery of the New World...
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  14. Racism
    Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and <br /> <br /> inflexible generalizations toward a specific group. The word prejudice <br /> <br /> comes from the Latin noun praejudicium, which means a judgment based on <br...
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  15. Racism Today
    "...Everybody jumped on him, beat the hell out of him... Everybody was <br /> <br /> hitting him or kicking him. One guy was kicking at his spine. Another guy <br /> <br /> hitting on the side of the face... He was unconscious. He was bleeding...
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  16. Racism-Rationale
    Rational<br /> Racism denies human beings the basic equality and dignity which as children of God we deserve.<br /> <br /> Racism is a sin. It is a sin because it divides our community, blots out the image of God among members of society and...
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  17. Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment in Alabama
    WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA <br /> <br /> ROBBERY OF FREEDOM: The Ultimate Injustice <br /> <br /> One human being is too many when it comes to unlawfully, wrongfully having their <br /> <br /> freedom taken away from them...
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  18. The Crass, Hypocritical American?
    Each year, deluging masses of populace from foreign nations flock to America. Here, they believe they will receive the chance to embrace, savor, and exercise true "Freedom". Surely, this land of wondrous opportunities would encompass them in her...
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  19. The Forgotten Prejudice
    Prejudice is defined surely as the mistreatment of a person or people due to a preconceived bias. In Britain today there is an obsession with not being racist, and to a lesser extent, not being sexist. However rampant homophobia still exists and...
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  20. The Golden Rule
    ‘The Golden Rule and The Greatest Good’ what can they do?<br /> <br /> <br /> It was around 4 pm that Tosin Olumito and I got to the main campus of Ahmadu Bello University Samaru, Zaria after a long journey from Ilorin...
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  21. Uk Education in Chaos
    The British education system at one time was considered as one of the world's finest, admired and emulated by nations spanning several continents. Now it is in a state of disarray, reduced to nothing less than a complete shambles and plagued with...
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  22. Why Be Prejudice?
    Three students kicked out of a high school for threatening to bring a gun to school. Why would they? Because people were prejudice against them because other students thought they were “losers”. Moral: You shouldn’t not like a...
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  23. “Race” as a Category, Why We Don’t Need It!
    Lets be honest, does it really matter what race you are? I mean does it really matter where you come from? The color of your skin, the culture and value you carry. Unless you are oppressing one race to feel good about yourself, Why should race...
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