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    When people in America took the Implicit Association Test, results showed that “almost 90 percent of white people in America...show an inherent racial bias for white people versus black people” (Goyette) which creates red flags for a country that is supposed to be prideful of its diversity. The one question that this raises is why? Why is it that white people find people of the same race to be more appealing than African Americans…

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    October 2014 Black Activist: Malcolm X Malcolm X is known for being as one of many contributors to the controversy of black segregation in America. Like many of the civil right’s leaders he fought for the black’s freedom and rights doing whatever it took to make society see the racial problems in America. Although his ways and thoughts of achieving freedom for blacks differed from most, Malcolm ideas and beliefs were on similar levels with the other activists. His aspirations for blacks in…

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    The Black Muslim movement was started by Elijah Muhammad and aimed to promote Black equality and Nationalism. The movement looked to empower African Americans and help them to achieve political, economical, and social success. Whilst in jail, Malcolm devoted his life to the Nation of Islam and changed from his slave name of Malcolm Little to Malcolm ‘X.' He continued to his study of the Islamic religion until he was paroled in 1952. He followed with the movement and moved in with Elijah…

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    Beyond Skin Deep Racism and bigotry are behaviors evidently learned through submersion within a society polarized by ones difference in skin pigmentation. Abundant throughout our history and highly prevalent in our current society, conflicts between different cultural and ethnic groups have created a divide amongst citizens in the United States. Ironically speaking, from a scientific perspective, race amongst the human species is invalid and merely a construct of the human imagination. The role…

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    Invisible Man Analysis

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    with his actions. The narrator writes a speech on how the way to progression for blacks is through humility. Even though he doesn’t truly believe it, he goes to give the speech to the town leaders. During the night, he partakes in a battle royal wrestling competition, sees a nude dancer, and fights for electrically charged money with other boys. At the end of night he is presented with a form to attend the black college. At college, during Founders Day, he is asked to give a tour to an…

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    storyline, the image of the “black-box” is mentioned approximately 20 times. This box plays quite a large role in the plot of the story in that the pieces of paper inside of it ultimately determines the fate of one the villager’s lives. Whichever individual draws the sheet of paper from the black box with the black dot on is plagued with the fate of the lottery. This villager is sentenced to death by means of stoning by the hands of the remaining townspeople. The “black-box” is representative of…

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    Black Faculty Behavior

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    Black students complain about stereotypical comments made about them in the classroom, generalizations of opinions made by individual Black students to reflect all Black students, and the failure of White faculty to acknowledge and incorporate Black perspectives in the curriculum (Guiffrida & Douthiti, 2010). This kind of behavior makes it difficult for Black students to approach White faculty for assistance (Schwitzer, Griffen, Ancis, & Thomas, 1999). Fries-Britt and Turner (2001) note that…

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    Color Gray Stereotypes

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    views and beliefs by family members. They are taught to be this way or that to fit in with the norm of their culture, their deemed to be Black, White, Asian, Indian, or Hispanic. However, I believe in the color gray meaning that I do not see color or stereotype. The color gray is said to be an unemotional color, gray is the color of compromise being neither black nor white, but it’s also solid and stable creating a sense of calm in this all chaotic world. In our society we place people in a…

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    the 1930s and 40s, black writers and philosopher were joining together in France to emphasize their cultural identity. The inspiration of Négritude came from the cultural and artistic explosion of the Harlem Renaissance. African American writers such as Langston Hughes and others laid the foundation for the new black identity. From all these great influences, Aimé Césaire wrote his length poem, Notebook of a Return to the Native Land. This poem emphasizes the theme of a new black identity…

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    article is effect to explain the strugglers that black people went through in order for them to live a whiter people’s life. The apparent white people believed to have better live, all means where aim to help and sustain whiter people to be successful and unlike to black forks. The author gives out a good description and explanation of how the black and whiter people where not treated the same way at some point, he also revealed most of the struggles that black people had to face to be…

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