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    political views, or socioeconomic class” (Roleff, p.). Jeremy Waldron, a professor at New York University, wrote his book, The Harm in Hate Speech, on the thesis that hate speech “undermines the equal dignity of individual members of vulnerable minorities.” Any “well-ordered society,” according to Waldron, should restrict hate speech. He uses two examples to demonstrate the destructive effects of hate speech throughout history: Nazism in Europe and segregation in the United States (Mchangma).…

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    Institutional racism is defined as racism that is ingrained into the procedures and practices of schools that cause disadvantage and discrimination for ethnic minority groups. There is evidence that there is differential achievement in terms of ethnicity. This is evidenced by 79% of Chinese students achieving 5A*-C GCSE grades (including English and Maths) and 74% of Indian students achieving 5A*-C GCSE grades (including English and Maths). This compares significantly to 60% of Bangladeshi…

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    often unsafe. Students attending these schools do not have as good of an education as students attending majority white schools. However, minorities still face discrimination in integrated schools, where many teachers have extremely low expectations for minority students. Schools that have multiple curriculum tracks tend to have a high percentage of minorities in lower tracks, which make those students less desirable in college…

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    are grossly overrepresented. According to Marcelo Ledezma, the diversity that our world has is not represented by most school curriculums, and this needs to change. If diverse perspectives are included, it would benefit all students, non-minorities and minorities alike. It is the school's responsibility to seek out these perspectives, not the students. If diverse perspectives are included in the curriculum, it would have many benefits to students. Diverse perspectives could include thoughts from…

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    and enabling of special right for certain cultural and national minorities that reside in a larger liberal nation. In essence, group differentiated rights might be counter intuitive to the liberalism, treating a minority group differently by ways of exclusion or special treatment, however according to Kymlicka, group rights should exists in order to uphold the main agenda of liberalism. Kymlicka strongly reasons that these minority groups have rights to preserve their culture and way of life…

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    Racism In Zootopia

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    argument. This movie uses the analogy of animals of different species to represent people of different races and cultures within a given society. The different species are divided into the categories of predators and prey, with predators being the minority at 10% and prey being the majority population. Throughout the movie we see many examples of real life issues dealing with race, class, bias, stereotypes, social justice and other topics. The characters in this movie become subtle metaphors for…

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    and ugliness is the analogous counterpart to ability and beauty respectively. These categories however can illicit strong responses towards them. It is how society perceives abnormality, disability, and ugliness that create marginalization of these minority…

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    My Shot Analysis

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    supports the claim that Hamilton is a vital intertextual literate activity that positively impacts the lives of members within marginalized communities. For example, within my preliminary research with first-year college students who occupy certain minority groups, I found that the overall consensus was that Hamilton provided community outreach because of intertextuality of the text. Collectively, my two interviewees stated that Hamilton’s lyrical components truly has positively influenced their…

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    Socioeconomic Class

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    Socioeconomic Class The minorities that live in low-income communities have to deal with lack of green space because it is now seen as an additional purchase in most communities. For those that are low-income typically are located in the city and have to face the dire consequences of local businesses. The businesses can release fossil fuels, chemicals, and other toxic wastes that have negative impacts on the health of many people. Studies have shown that pregnant women prexpose their children to…

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    Racial prejudice is the belief that certain racial groups are inferior to others. The inequalities between races around the world not only affects their economic status, but their health status as well. It is a given that racial minorities have an elevated risk of exposure to stress, toxic environments and minimal opportunities, but what is often ignored is the health concerns that come along with it. The institutional discrimination and socioeconomic disadvantages lead to exposure…

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