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  • Identity In Multiracial History

    questions, and wonder trying to figure out what they mean. You look around and catch a glimpse of others around you with similar expressions. These sights of confusion, questions, and wonder are constants in my life. Similar to an abstract painting, people are confused by my appearance, and yet I have no discombobulated body like a Picasso or Dalí paintings. I am and look like a normal girl except for one element, I, along with nine million of my fellow Americans, am more than one race. This number is growing rapidly with a 10% rise of multiracial babies in the United States born annually, according to the Pew Research Center. As indicated previously, this percentage that will only continue to grow…

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  • Interracial Single Parent Families

    Harris (2013) mentions that “Culturally skilled counselors and other mental health professionals are encouraged to become aware of potential changes in their perceptions of multiracial persons if they are from single-parent families.” (Harris, 2013, p. 390). Counselors are also encouraged to continue their awareness and do self-examination on them if necessary. Developing their awareness of single-parent families enables them to increase their effort to work with diverse clients. Kristen Harris…

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  • Fair Representation In The Media

    immigrants will get deported. It is important not to deport immigrants because they create a more multiracial America, which helps to redraw and blur color lines in America. Becoming a more multi-racial society will also change…

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  • Desiree's Baby Short Story

    Désirée’s Baby In the short story. Désiree’s Baby, the couple go on their own separate ways because of the baby’s skin color. If the couple was in love in the beginning of the relationship, then they would have not gone to their separate roads because love is not only about looks and they could have attempted to have another child with lighter skin color. The couple was not in love because they would have never separated from each other and stayed together and most of all, looks is not the only…

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  • The Influence Of Interracial Dating

    “Research Question” -What are the differences in perceptions about interracial relationships from the self point of view, and perceptions on others in interracial relationships? -What factors affect perceptions on interracial dating the most? There are a few concepts that seem to be important in forming perceptions on interracial dating. The age of the respondent is likely to affect their perceptions. Kimuna and Straus (2013) hypothesized that “The younger the respondent, the more likely they…

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  • Beauty In African American Culture

    Every culture throughout the world has a different perception of what beauty. Some cultures, such as the African American culture for example, express beauty by showing off wealth and expensive features. In an image captured by C.E. Gomes, there is a Swahili woman posing gracefully with several extravagant accessories, such as multiple necklaces around the neck of the woman, along with a bracelet on each of the woman’s wrists. The clothing style of the Swahili woman is very elegant, with…

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  • Positive Effects Of Racial Stereotypes

    All across the world there are many challenges being faced by different individuals whether it is dealing with race, social class, gender, religion, etc. Particularly, race plays a part in almost every opposition faced by minorities. A minority is defined as a small group that is a part of a larger group. One racial minority would be the African Americans. As an African American I can say that one of the most common challenges we face is being stereotyped. A stereotype is an image that a person…

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  • Racial And Social Classification Essay

    Reading one Question: 1) Why was the social classification of race invented? Race being the social classification in which we distinguish one another by our ethnic and or regional background, enables us to not only create, but uphold systematic social status throughout the world. As proven through scientific research, race is not a substantive concept, but rather an unfounded concept that has been used to separate the human race overtime. This being the case, race was invented to create…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Nuclear Family

    When thinking of the “typical” American family or the “Nuclear Family”, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most of the time it is one mother, one father, and both parent two children around the same age. The “Nuclear Family” is exactly that. It is a family that consists of only one mother, one father and children. Nonetheless, in the twenty first century there is no longer the presence of the nuclear family. Reasoning for that would be that in today 's society, there are so many more…

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  • The Flowers And Désirée's Baby Analysis

    “The Flowers” by Alice Walker and “Désirée’s Baby” by Kate Chopin are both about race. Alice Walker exposed the world’s evil, racism, through the transition of Myop’s innocence to the acknowledgement of cruelty and made a statement that when we discover more about the world, the more injustices we are going to acknowledge; Kate Chopin revealed the class-based and racial prejudice that pervaded the attitudes of Southerners and the message of the story is that race and prejudice should not…

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