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    For the second year in a row, not a single black actor received a nomination this year for the Academy Awards ceremony. Are white actors any better than black actors or is the Academy racist? What is keeping perfectly qualified black entertainers from getting any recognition? This deeply cut into the long going conversation about opportunities in entertainment for people of color and inequalities between white and black actors in the entertainment industry. Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith, actor Will…

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    The war of 1812 was the war of the inevitable; there were so many deep rooted issues between the Americans and the British. On top of the issues between The British and the Americans, the Napoleonic Wars in Europe caused many more problems in North America as well. The war of 1812 consisted of many battles that ended in minimal fighting or with an immediate surrender. Neither party gained land or wealth, they only lost men and money. The war of 1812 was a waste of money for both parties on…

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    The British Raj was the colonial and official rule of the British Empire in India between 1858 and 1947. The British rule had started unofficial when the East India Company ruled large parts of India with its private armies, exercising military power and assuming administrative functions. Company rule in India began effectively in 1757 and lasted till 1858 when, following the Indian Rebellion (1857), the Government of India Act 1858 led to the British Crown assuming direct control of India in…

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    The majority white society of America oppresses black people; from slavery to sharecropping and modern racism, their place in society has been determined by the white people in power, especially in the early twentieth century. This is showcased in the 1940 novel Native Son written by Richard Wright. The main character of this story, Bigger Thomas, is a symbol the urban black male population of the time. However, it is apparent throughout the story that their lives are predetermined and…

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    During this unit I attended a primary school to work with some children that are learning English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD). I worked with two children, Z and B. After talking to their teacher I found out that Z had been at the school for the semester and did not respond to any English or try to communicate in English at all. This was slightly worrying as I was unsure how I was going to connect with her. B, on the other hand, had a good grasp on the English language. However,…

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    A common theme that occurs in prosperous societies is the inclination to expand their influence. During the late 1750’s, the Americans colonies shared this inclination largely because of rapid population growth, which force them to excavate westwards in order accommodated new life. Sponsored by the Ohio Company, this relocation enraged the French because it was invading their territory, which supplied them with resources for their incredibly profitable fur trade. Furthermore, compiled with the…

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    Assimilation is when immigrants accept the dominant culture of the host country and start to attempt to integrate into mainstream society both economically and socially. Ethnic pluralism is “sustained ethnic differences and continued heterogeneity” (Martin N Marger, Race and Ethnic Relations). Transnationalism is a reduction in the importance of boarders in terms of social or economic importance according to the lecture. There is a stark difference between assimilation and ethnic pluralism.…

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    Currently Avon Products Inc. (AVP) is based in New York in the United States but is planning to move their headquarters to the United Kingdom instead. The move will cost America approximately 2,500 jobs by losing these headquarters. Although this is the case, it will save AVP money due to the decreased jobs needed to man the headquarters and the ability to be closer to its commercial operations. It is estimated by the company that they will need 7 percent less people to run the new headquarters.…

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    Journal #2 This week’s journal requirement asks that we find and analyze an article that relates to a dysfunctional team and explain how it applies to our leadership journey. I read an article titled: Calais Migrant Camp Clearance Begins as French Police Move into The ‘Jungle. ' In short, the article was about how migrants were to be dispersed into shelters around France as they had to leave the UK, where they were seeking economic opportunity (Bisserbe and Flynn). There is a migrant camp…

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    Introduction Racism is the thinking that capacities and characteristics can be given to individuals just by their race and that some ethnic groups are better as compared to others. Racism and Prejudice have been applied as powerful weapons empowering judgment of others in times of controversy and war, and notwithstanding between financial downturns (Alvi, 2012). This paper presents a broad picture of research on criminal equity in Canada factored on crime and race. The idea of race in Canada…

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