The U.s. Bureau Of Justice Statistics Essay

1037 Words Dec 12th, 2016 5 Pages
The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics concluded that an African American male born in
2001 has a 32% chance of going to jail in his lifetime, while a Latino male has a 17% chance, and a white male only has a 6% chance. Further research shows that in New York City, 80% of the stops made by the police were blacks and Latinos, and 85% of those people were frisked, compared to a mere number 8% of white people stopped and the number might be less than that.
From a period where people of the colored race or the non-white were lined up and matched to the slave auction, to a period where colored and non-white people are the one getting most pullovers and frisking from the law keepers gives people the reality that racism is here to stay.
Both Crash and "From Rez Life: An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life." are almost similar in terms of the use the models of ethnic relations to express their message to the intended audience but also differ in some aspects.
In both, the use One-way Assimilation as a model of Ethnic relations is truly evident. In the excerpt from the book "From Rez Life: An Indian 's Journey Through Reservation Life.” The introduction of policies that tend to minimize the influence of one’s culture and luring minorities into adopting the ways of the superior class minimizes of slowly erodes the culture of the minorities. These policies tend to target key things that when eliminated can easily force the race to extinction like the language. This is like forcing…

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