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Diversity Management in America

Managing diversity is acknowledging the different variations of people and recognizing the value of their differences. These variations require rational management practices to prevent workplace discrimination and promote inclusiveness. Organizations seeking global relevancy cannot ignore the impact of work force diversity. When companies incorporate diversity in the workplace its vital for the company’s ability to […]

Pages: 2 Words: 634 Topics: Discrimination, Diversity, Employment, Multiculturalism

‘The Hate U Give’

Racial injustice has been an issue over the past decades. So, when choosing books to read, I focus on pieces that address these issues. For instance, I particularly enjoyed The Hate U Give a fiction novel written by Angie Thomas portraying the racial and systematic injustices African Americans face in America today. The main character […]

Pages: 3 Words: 978 Topics: Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Racism
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Discrimination in “Of Mice and Men”

Published in 1937, Of Mice and Men is revered as one of Steinbeck’s most essential and influential novels. Narrating a couple of days in the lonesome lives of two traveling laborers, George Milton and Lennie Small, Of Mice and Men spectacles the crushing impact that the Great Depression had on many American’s capabilities to thrive […]

Pages: 1 Words: 386 Topics: Discrimination, Of Mice And Men

Intersectionality to more Completely Understand Discrimination

Intersectionality is a concept used to describe the ways in which oppressive institutions (racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, etc.) are interconnected and should not be examined separately from one another. This theory suggests that there is a strong focus and favor for the most privileged groups, which creates a distorted analysis of racism and sexism. Kimberle […]

Pages: 3 Words: 794 Topics: Discrimination, Intersectionality, Sexism

Intersectionality Feminism

Kimberle Williams Crenshaw makes an excellent point in regard to intersectionality. During her speech “What is Intersectional Feminism” She speaks out stating how black women are oppressed against, in more ways than one. They are discriminated against for being women as well as for being black. During her epic speech she states that when black […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1104 Topics: Abortion, Discrimination, Oppression

Woodrow Wilson’s Racist Legacy

The Poly Post broadcasts this ‘pandemonium, uproar, and chaos’ reported at Ivy league schools across the nation, especially regarding recent protests at Princeton University, where students are demanding a ‘change’ concerning the treatment of minorities that attend such a University with further analyzes done by Susan Svrluga from The Washington Post in 2015. Some might […]

Pages: 2 Words: 589 Topics: Discrimination, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality

Criminology: Correlation between Poverty and Crime

The correlation between poverty and crime is something that appears to be obvious, though seldom clearly proven by the use of statistics. Organizations dealing with crime repeatedly emphasize the importance of job creation projects, measures in relation to unemployment, improvement of housing, which all is seen as a contributory factor to the growth of crime. […]

Pages: 2 Words: 493 Topics: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Discrimination, Vandalism

Ida B. Wells – a True Leader

The definition of a leader is, “the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.” (Dictionary) When people think of the greatest African American leaders, they tend to lean towards men such as Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X. They will go down as some of the post powerful leaders ever but […]

Pages: 2 Words: 534 Topics: Critical Theory, Discrimination, Identity Politics, Leadership Style, Slavery

“Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid (Analysis Essay)

In Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” the author uses rhetorical questions and authoritative tone to show the expectations of the women throughout history can be reflected upon now as degrading through the feminist’s lens. Taking place in postcolonial Caribbean society, men were dominant over women. The mother is setting rules for her daughter to follow to ensure […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1327 Topics: Discrimination, Feminism, Gender Inequality, Gender Roles, Human Nature

How does Society Treat the Disabled?

Imagine being diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disability that’s uncontrollable. Imagine being restrained to only thinking a certain way because of some defect that occured at some point in time. Imagine being humiliated in front of many people over something unmanageable and being constantly made fun of just because of something that isn’t considered normal. […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1702 Topics: Disability, Discrimination, Of Mice And Men, Stereotypes

Modern Institutionalized Discrimination in America

Abstract In this paper we will examine how blatant acts of discrimination in America have changed from outright acts of racism and into subtle biases within institutions meant to serve the average citizen to the fullest degree. Modern institutionalized discrimination has allowed for the oppression of minorities to continue even without the implementation of “separate […]

Pages: 2 Words: 554 Topics: African American, Discrimination, Race, Racism, Social Status

Essay on Racism

Racism has existed in mostly every civilization throughout history. It was a big part throughout America’s history and still till this day we witness it in our everyday lives. Racism in America has progressed significantly during the last decades to the point where is it not extreme but still occurs. It is embedded in old […]

Pages: 1 Words: 437 Topics: Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issue, United States

Race, Gender and Class

Racism has an enormous effect on employment. Throughout the world people are looked at mainly by their color. Black women are second chosen compared to white women when it comes to a higher paying job. Employment is affected by racism in many ways because some jobs judge you off your gender, color, and appearance. In […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1416 Topics: Discrimination, Gender, Race, Racism, Social Class

“Merchant of Venice” (mercy)

In Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, we encounter a mercantile city that, in the laws of its’ charter, allows all (native/insider and non-native/outsider alike) to function and interact in the name of stable commerce. The ways in which the laws and contracts of the play are upheld and manipulated show the gap between what is de […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1456 Topics: Discrimination, Merchant of Venice, Morality, Social Class, William Shakespeare

The Oppression of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning 

What is the LGBTQ community you might ask?  LGBTQ is a culture shared by Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning individuals. In a recent study according to (Gates, n.d.), there are approximately 9 million people who identify themselves as members of the LGBTQ Community in America today. According to (Greve, 2016) This indicates the LGBTQ […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2258 Topics: Discrimination, Hate Crime, Homosexuality, LGBT, Sexual Orientation, Transgender

African Americans a Personal Narrative

  In reviewing my family lineage on ancestry.com I looked at the occupation of my ancestors and I can see that my mother and father’s generation is the first generation in my family to pursue jobs that require a 4 year college education. In reviewing obituaries, birth certificates, and other census type records I see […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2250 Topics: Discrimination, Global Politics, Personal Narrative, Race, Slavery, United States

School Segregation in the United States

Issue: Despite the racial diversity of the general student populace, New Jersey public schools are among the most segregated in the nation, creating unhealthy learning environments for both minority and Caucasian students. Necessary Background: New Jersey historically has very strong desegregation laws; being one of the first states in the nation in to enact anti-segregation […]

Pages: 2 Words: 528 Topics: Discrimination, Inequality, Injustice, Prejudice And Discrimination, Segregation, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Sexual Violence against Young Women

According to Charlotte Bunch, “Sexual, race, gender violations, and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.” The basis of the quote can be easily interpreted by convincing society that the way to prevent sexual violence against young women can be eliminated is by modifying their cultural beliefs […]

Pages: 3 Words: 842 Topics: Discrimination, Rape, Sexual Harassment, Violence
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