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    Minorities And Weaknesses

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    I observed that these minority students are good candidates as exceptional learners because they might have English language difficulties or a stressful home life. Some considerations that might affect minority students are: “The children don’t try,” “They have no place to study,” “Their parents don’t care,” and “Their culture does not value education.” These are some reasons and excuses I used to explain why these minority students have an achievement gap that separates…

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    Model Minority

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    While many point to Asian-Americans and ultimately Japanese-Americans as examples of successful minorities in America, the fact remains that although they may be prosperous in terms of economic stability, compared to that of other minority groups, they are nowhere close to equality. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s played a major role in the transition of Japanese Americans views. Japanese and Chinese entrepreneurship as well as their high education rates were used as proof that colored…

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    Minority Citizens

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    0.9 percent Native American, and Native Hawaiian/Other 0.2 percent. This means we combined are 37.1 percent of this nation’s 321.4 million citizens, we as minorities turn out less active voters than our white counterparts which shrinks our voice as minorities down to even less. When you look around and you see the condition of major minority occupied neighborhood’s in this country the condition of roads are poor, schools have less access to resources needed to properly educate our children,…

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    in 128 first-year college students. Due to their cultural formation “young people from American ethnic minority backgrounds… have additional challenges and strengths that influence the point at which they attain adulthood”. For example, “minority young people… value close and interdependent relationships with their family more strongly than do European American youth” (p.117). Thus, most minorities reach adulthood more quickly as they are expected contribute financially, physically, and…

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    Minority Groups

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    This paper explores the historical conflict between law enforcement and members of minority groups. It reviews literature, that in more recent years has started to explore this issue in order to create reforms and methods to improve relations between the police and members of minority groups. It explores the New York City Stop-and-Frisk program that seems to unproportionally target members of minority groups. Further, when looking at the people 's general perception of law enforcement it becomes…

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    Hate Crimes

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    over the use of the phrase to coin such crimes deemed to be fuelled by strong feelings of hatred based on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or transgender identity. It is clear that hate crimes tend to be directed at minority groups in society. A selected example under discussion here is going to be racism. Also the way the Courts acknowledge and treat these hate crimes will be discussed. Racism can be defined as attitudes and opinions of others which bring about a…

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    to her she’s over it. It’s described in the poem why the student tries so hard in school, and what she gets out of it. The poem takes place in 1947 at an elementary school called the Alamo, I’m assuming it’s mixed with Mexicans and Whites. The minority thinks they have to act a certain way and there is one student who stands up for herself and tries really hard in school. The rest of them don’t like that and they bully her in the bathroom until she stands up…

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    in Miami’ - Why? Because that is so much a part of who I am. A Hispanic female, who warred with who I was born being, and who my Miami community forged. Tackling issue of self worth and identity with every added birthday candle. It’s what makes minorities so important, so fascinating, because we straddle worlds, just like we share nationalities. This amalgamation of qualities, from the love of my culture, to the passion I hold for my adopted home,…

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    the experiences of minorities in education in order to gain a basic understanding. The paper will then examine what the current experience and issues that face many Latino students. The paper will also briefly…

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    Unite Minorities

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    Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians enlisted in droves to serve their country. The military gave minorities training that they normally wouldn’t receive in civilian life. Furthermore, the act of serving in the military entitled the soldier to American citizenship, a perk that dramatically increased volunteer rates for Mexican Americans. Even ethnic Filipinos…

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