Choose one of the racial and/or cultural groups impacted by events depicted in “Welcome to Shelbyville,” and explain how that group responded to the challenges of surviving/thriving in this small, multicultural community. The Somalian Muslim groups, I feel were the most impacted by moving to Shelbyville. These people do not only share different cultures than the locals but also a different religion. This caused a bigger uproar for the people living in Shelbyville, because this was something
Diaspora networks have existed for thousands of years and have been the object of study by social sciences and developmental studies for nearly as long. Scholars involved in the studies of Diaspora networks agree that people whom form Diaspora networks: immigrants, expatriates, new citizens or trans-nationals - un-skilled or intellectuals, all generate new forms of social relationships among themselves and reciprocal relationships involving their homeland. Diasporas relationships of these kinds can
1. What limits and challenges were imposed on Major General Romeo Dallaire as he attempted to carry out his U.N. mission? Major General Romeo Dallaire, originally from Canada, was appointed Force Commander for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda in 1993. From there on he watched as the country plummeted into chaos and genocide. More than eight hundred Rwandans died in the genocide. He had never been given a task as great as this one. The Rwanda Genocide could be compared to the Holocaust
casualties on all sides, and p... ... middle of paper ... ...is thought that its position will probably remain unchanged (Holland PG). The world is watchfully waiting with a degree of optimism, as bombs continue to fall down on Kosovo villages and refugees continue to make homes in strange lands. Works Cited Alexander, Lamar. " Clintonesque war." The Washington Times 12 May 1999A19. Borchgrave, Arnaud de "'We are willing to die to defend our rights.'" The Washington Times 1 May 1999 A8.