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Gladwell Outliers, Privilege Video, Intersectional Feminism

Race, gender, and conversation are controversial issues among most American especially the Blacks. For instance, the “Safe Space to Brave Space” article calls for freedom of speech. Comparatively, chapter 3 of Gladwell presents a story about Christopher Langan which focuses on geniuses, children possessing innate genius yet racism, conversation issues and poverty caused Langan’s misery. […]

Pages: 3 Words: 859 Topics: Critical Theory, Discrimination, Gender, Gender Equality, Identity Politics, Intersectionality, Oppression, Social Issues

Civil Rights Martyrs

Are you willing to give your life for your people? These martyrs of the civil rights movement gave everything for their people. Although some may say their deaths did not have an impact on the civil rights movements. They risked their lives just so African Americans could have the rights they have today. The definition […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1236 Topics: Civil Rights Movement, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Racism, Social Issues, United States
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Civil and Political Rights

This document belongs to the era of the sixties after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. This act happened during the Civil Rights Movement that took place during the 1950s to the 1960s, where racial minorities were fighting for equal rights under the law in the United States. It all started when Lyndon B. Johnson […]

Pages: 3 Words: 1047 Topics: Civil Rights Movement, Critical Theory, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Racial Segregation, Rights, Social Issues, United States

Foot Soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement

Growing up as a black woman in America, you learn very early on that we face a triple barrier: race, gender and class. We also carry the burden of slavery, rape, lynching and other atrocities, while trying to maintain family ties in a America that has historically depicted us as childlike, aggressive, hypersexual and violent. […]

Pages: 17 Words: 5138 Topics: Civil Rights Movement, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Social Movements, United States

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Today, the United States has 101 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) still in existence. Historically, they were created to help educate recently freed African Americans at a time when they were not welcome as students on college campuses and had rare, and realistically nonexistent, avenues to continuing and higher education. As colleges and universities […]

Pages: 3 Words: 803 Topics: Critical Theory, Identity Politics, Injustice, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issues, White Privilege

A Simple Introduction to Three Main Types of Racism

Race plays an important role in both personal and social life, and race issue is one of the most heated debates around the world for its complexity involving the versatile historical and cultural background of different ethnic groups. Consciously or unconsciously, when one race holds prejudice, discrimination, and a sense of superiority to oppress another […]

Pages: 2 Words: 683 Topics: Critical Theory, Discrimination, Identity Politics, Injustice, Institutional Racism, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Unconscious Racism and how it Affects People of Color

I want to concentrate primarily on racial microaggressions in the classroom and how teachers believe that their intentions, remarks, or actions are not deemed as racist. Racism is an exceedingly controversial issue here in America. It dates to as early as the Colonial Period when blacks were used for slavery. Sadly, racism is still very […]

Pages: 1 Words: 356 Topics: Critical Theory, Discrimination, Identity Politics, Injustice, Justice, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Compare and Contrast Anti-SJW Sentiment to Racism

I intend to compare and contrast the logical thought process of the fallacy of composition between anti-SJW’s, anti-Black Lives Matter, anti-feminists, and racism. It must be said, I am not calling those who have anti-feminist, anti-Black Lives Matter, and anti-SJW sentiment racist people. I am comparing the logical thought process of those sentiments to racism […]

Pages: 2 Words: 735 Topics: Critical Theory, Feminism, Identity Politics, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Issues

Martin Luther King and the Fight against Racism in the US

Racism is one of the social problems that have continued from the past centuries to the present. Even though the question of racism has changed throughout history, it always succeeds in finding a place in the daily hustle of human life. Racist and separatist policies take root and become traditional in society. If we say […]

Pages: 3 Words: 852 Topics: Identity Politics, Injustice, Justice, Policy, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Gender Roles and Educational Differences Among Various Societies Around the World

Throughout history, it is has become evident that societies hold differing views towards men and women. While this may not always be intentional, people among various cultures are often looked upon differently and are set to different expectations due to their gender. When considering gender inequality, unequal rights to education is a problem faced by […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1307 Topics: Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender, Gender Equality, Gender Inequality, Gender Roles, Identity Politics, Malala Yousafzai, Social Issues

Feminism in “A Doll’s House”

Feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of being politically, socially, and economically equal to men. In the nineteenth century women were viewed as secondary to men and had little rights. In 1890, married women were given the right to control their own wealth, and in 1882 women finally were given access […]

Pages: 2 Words: 471 Topics: A Dolls House, Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender Equality, Identity Politics, Social Issues

Society and Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination Our society has turned into a hatred and politics place throughout the years. Racial discrimination is into what America has grown up on. This issue has always existed because of fundamental part of America’s history. From the KKK’s aggressive campaign against immigrants, to the police violence against black people, racism and discrimination continue […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1702 Topics: Critical Theory, Discrimination, Identity Politics, Injustice, Justice, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Race and Racism are Deeply Rooted

Race and racism are deeply rooted in history and manifest currently in a self-perpetuating structure: systemic racism, better known as White Supremacy. In the 1600s the concept of race was socially constructed by whites as a political and economic strategy to oppress non-whites (Hatch 2015 p. 1). Critical race theorists point to the connection of […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1086 Topics: Critical Theory, Identity Politics, Prejudice And Discrimination, Racism, Racism In America, Racism In The United States, Social Inequality, Social Issues, United States

Zora Neal Hurston and Martin Luther King

Zora Neal Hurston and Martin Luther King share similar views when it comes to racism in America. Huston and Martin Luther king Both offer their own very different and unique perspective of post-slavery life and black culture. Hurston argues that she doesn’t see herself as colored and she cannot let race define her and affect […]

Pages: 3 Words: 771 Topics: Critical Theory, I Have A Dream, Identity Politics, Policy, Racism, Racism In America, Racism In The United States, Social Inequality, Social Issues, United States

Affirmative Action and its Concequences

In 1961, Affirmative action was signed into action by John F. Kenndy.  It was created March 6, 1961 from executive order 10925 in reaction to non-discrimination against any employee applicant.  As defined by US Legal, affirmative action is the process of a business or governmental agency in which it gives special rights to hiring or […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1676 Topics: Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Identity Politics, Injustice, Justice, Prejudice And Discrimination, Social Inequality, Social Issues

History of Affirmative Action Creation

Affirmative Action Affirmative Action was created by President John F. Kennedy through an executive order in 1961 and continued through Lyndon B. Johnson presidency and so on. The reasoning behind affirmative action was to promote diversity and to end job discrimination. It was a way to even the playing field so that minorities had a […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1290 Topics: Affirmative Action, Critical Theory, Discrimination, Employment, Identity Politics, Inequality, Justice, Policy, Social Inequality, Social Issues

Martin Luther King and Racial Inequality

Racial inequality has been a problem in America for many decades. In the 1950s and 1960s, the American Civil Rights Movement, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., became the largest deterrent to this dilemma. It brought more equal opportunity for African Americans, in terms of employment, housing, education and voting rights. This made an […]

Pages: 3 Words: 825 Topics: Critical Theory, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Martin Luther King, Policy, Racial Equality, Social Issues, Virtue

Martin Luther King Jr. S Impact on Today

Martin Luther King Jr. lived during a time of great oppression in the United States. People were oppressed for many reasons including, race, gender, class, and religion. King, being an African American, was far too familiar with this oppression, and he decided to take a stand. He took his first steps towards becoming an activist […]

Pages: 2 Words: 741 Topics: Civil Rights Movement, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Martin Luther King, Social Issues, United States

Northern Ireland and Irish Nationalism

Introduction The cause of the conflict in Northern Ireland or the ‘Troubles’ was to a certain extent an ethno-nationalist conflict. The conflict began during a campaign to end discrimination against the Catholic/nationalist minority by the Protestant/Unionist majority government and police Force. The Northern Ireland conflict between the Catholics and Protestants has been ongoing for 800 […]

Pages: 9 Words: 2704 Topics: Identity Politics, Nationalism

Elizabeth Stanton’s Impact on Women’s Rights Movement

Abstract For centuries, there have been several social issues that have been resolved by the actions of pioneers who stood for change. Whether the goal was to resolve violent bigotry or give equal rights to those without, these changes were vital in shaping our nation today. With every development in the system, more people became […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1813 Topics: Feminism, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Social Issues, Women Rights

The Battle Fight for the Equality and Rights of Women

The speech that was given by Elizabeth Cady Stanton of “The Solitude of Self,” was in 1892 on January 18, at the U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. as the first president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). This is her retirement speech when she was retired from NAWSA in 1892 when she was 77 […]

Pages: 3 Words: 776 Topics: Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Social Issues, Women Rights

Women’s Right and Abolitionist Movement

Women’s rights and abolishment are two organizations that are fighting for their rights and equality, they were both facing with struggles and injustice. Women’s rights and Abolitionist movement were wrapped together because both women and slaves wanted to be free, in their own different ways. Women wanted to have their right to vote, labor rights, […]

Pages: 3 Words: 810 Topics: Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Rights, Social Issues, Women Rights

An Issue of Women’s International Rights

The percentage of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies has dropped 25 percent in the last year (Miller). The struggle to gain access to higher paid jobs for females has been notoriously difficult, so why are these women leaving their positions? The challenges they face are not a result of individual choices. That’s because evidence […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1516 Topics: Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender, Gender Equality, Gender Inequality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Social Issues, United States, Women Rights

Women’s Rights in the United States in the 1970s

In the 1940’s-1960’s, there was a blurred distinction between clinical and sexual exams within the medical field (Wendy Kline, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry). For example, many male doctors would provide pelvic exams as a means to teach women sex instruction, and were taught to assert their power over their patients. This led to women […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1191 Topics: Abortion, Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender, Gender Equality, Identity Politics, Poverty, Sexism, Social Issues, Women Rights

Women’s Rights and Abolishment Organizations

Women’s rights and abolishment are two organizations that are fighting for their rights and equality, they were both facing with struggles and injustice. Women’s rights and Abolitionist movement were wrapped together because both women and slaves wanted to be free, in their own different ways. Women wanted to have their right to vote, labor rights, […]

Pages: 3 Words: 809 Topics: Gender, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Social Issues, Women Rights

Early Development of Women’s Rights

Women’s Rights was a very big issue back in the day, and still is even in present day. Women have been treated differently since the 1800’s, but a huge women’s rights movement sparked the change that they needed. These women had fought long enough for the rights they deserved. Even the people that didn’t have […]

Pages: 2 Words: 495 Topics: Critical Theory, Feminism, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Social Issues, Women Rights

The Status of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights

The consequences of sexual behaviour between women and men have driven a desire and determination of women to control their fertility, yet in an environment in which anti-choice legislators and organizations do not protect women’s reproductive rights, there is an ongoing dispute on who decides the fate of such rights. The status of women’s sexual […]

Pages: 1 Words: 339 Topics: Abortion, Feminism, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Identity Politics, Justice, Policy, Reproductive Rights, Social Issues, Women Rights

The Netherlands on Combating Xenophobia and Racism

Traditionally, the Kingdom of the Netherlands is seen as a very open and welcoming society to immigrants. However, due to the increase in the flow of immigrants, right-winged politicians and the terror threats and attacks, the Kingdom of the Netherlands is becoming increasingly xenophobic. Beginning in the 16th and 17th century the Netherlands began accepting […]

Pages: 2 Words: 574 Topics: Identity Politics, Immigration, Islamophobia, Justice, Phobia, Policy, Prejudice And Discrimination, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Issues

Why we Still Need Feminism

Many people think that with how far we gotten in certain aspects that we no longer need feminism but not all women are blessed with these opportunities, many people forget about women in other countries that aren’t as progressive like the United states and Canada. There are still societal issues within the modern age. Many […]

Pages: 3 Words: 898 Topics: Family Planning, Feminism, Gender, Gender Equality, Identity Politics, Rape, Social Issues

Black Feminism Black Panther Party

The Face of African American movements became increasingly Pro Black after the 1960s. Black youth throughout the country started to question the methods of the “Old Guard”; middle class Civil Rights leaders of the previous decade. The peoples desire for a new group led to the rise of the Black Power Movement. The Mobilization of […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1212 Topics: Black Panther, Black Panther Party, Critical Theory, Identity Politics, Nationalism, Social Issues
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