Racism

The Impacts of Racism (Fences by August Wilson Book Review)

Shattered dreams and overlooked potential may drive an individual to radical changes. This is exemplary of August Wilson’s Fences. He details the struggles of protagonist Troy Maxson. Troy, a…

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator or the Great Racist?

When you think of Abraham Lincoln, what picture comes to your mind? Most Americans would respond with something akin to the greatest president this nation ever had or the Great Emancipator. Would a…

Main Themes as seen in Night - Cruelty in the Holocaust

In 1941, a world changing tragedy began to emerge. This event is the Holocaust. The Holocaust leads to the deaths of so many innocent people. Many of us have no exposure…

Standing Up For What's Right In The Face Of Adversity

“Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others” (Suzy Kassem). That is why Claudette Colvin stood up for herself and others.…

The Aversive Racism Behind Rap

Gangsta rap has provided the Black community with the opportunity to express their concerns about racial injustices and power inequalities. The violence associated with …

What It Means To Be Black In America

Sometimes racism is just a low hum in the background, almost unnoticeable and easily ignored, other times racism is a loud, persistent tolling in your ear so powerful it…

Rethinking Racism in Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Citizens by Claudia Rankine has really been an eye opening book.  It’s so easy to judge colored people and assume they are over dramatic and attention seekers…

Black Lives Matter And The All Lives Matter Research Paper

After reading the book, The Freedom Writers Diary,  Erin Gruwell said, “No matter what race we are, what ethnic background, sexual orientation, or what views …

The African-German Experience Research Paper

Have you ever wondered if “Afrodeutsche“ experience racism and exclusion to the same extent as African Americans do? Ijoma Mangold, a well-known German journ…

Has Black Lives Matter Had an Impact?

In 2013 the hashtag BlackLivesMatter was going everywhere when there was an acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin in 2012. That's where the…