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White Male And Institutional Interest

- ... “Where We Have Been and Where We Can Go From Here” discusses the impacts of media portrayal on stigmatized minorities. The article states that mainstream media caters predominantly to white audiences, representing the ideology and identity needs of this group in ways that further marginalize and alienate ethnic minorities. A main point the author makes is: “The systematic underrepresentation as well as the abundance of stereotypical representations of racial/ethnic groups in the media have detrimental effects on the depicted groups’ psychological well-being; increasing their feelings of self-consciousness and harming their collective self-esteem” ()....   [tags: Sociology, Mass media, Television, Minority group]

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White Hurricane: The Great Storm

- WHITE HURRICANE November gales are a curse on the Great Lakes. In 1835, a storm was said to have "swept the lakes clear of sail." Lake Erie was blasted by 60 mph winds on November 22 and 23, 1874. On Nov. 25, 1905 a November gale sank or stranded more than 16 ships. On Nov 11, 1940 (Armistice Day Storm) a storm wrecked 12 vessels. The giant bulk carrier Edmund Fitzgerald sank during a November gale in 1975....   [tags: lakes, storm, weather, ships]

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Racial Caste And White Victims

- predominantly African Americans, or ex offenders are confronted with an array of sanctions. After a person is labeled a felon, the right to vote is revoked, as well as the duty to stand on a jury because of the crime(s) a person has committed. Employment opportunities and social programs that facilitate effective reentry are not made available to those returning home after serving their time for the crimes they have committed. The assortment of outlawed freedoms varies from housing restrictions to a lifetime ban on public assistance....   [tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, African American]

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The Black And White Conversation

- Assimilation is the process by which a person or a group 's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group. Rodriguez says that he is not for assimilation any more that he is in favor for it, that assimilation is a natural occurrence that just happens. But he does position himself more towards supporting assimilation in American. He clearly believes in integration of minorities to American society in every way possible cultural and linguistically. Anglo Americans have a conflicted and confused view of assimilation, tending to ignore and at times build hate for people much different than them....   [tags: United States, Race, DREAM Act, Minority group]

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A White Man 's Education

- 1. Twice in the story education is referred to as "a white man 's education." What do you suppose is meant by this term and what is the impact the term has on the story (think about characters). I think “a white man’s education” could mean two things. It could mean something that is highly desired to get ahead in life. “It is the only key that can do that, and only those who seek it earnestly and perseveringly will get anywhere in the white man’s world” (Mathabane 429). His mother seemed to believe this and desired an education for him as she believed that he would not break the cycle of poverty and abuse they were living in without it....   [tags: South Africa, Black people, Family, Africa]

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The White Man 's Burden

- The late 1800’s were a tumultuous time for the United States, one consisting of both monumental gains, serious losses, and unsurprisingly, a number of vicious wars. Two of these wars in particular, are important, not to the history of the United States specifically, but to almost all world powers at the time, as they were prime examples of what would later be referred to as “The White Man’s Burden”. The first being the Spanish-American War, which mainly revolved around U.S. attacks on Spain’s colonies in the Pacific, and the demand for Cuban independence....   [tags: United States, United Kingdom]

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Intermediate Between Black and White

- Intermediate Between Black and White Gray is not a colour, but an intermediate between black and white. It can be written many ways, from grey, gray, graye, or even grai. Like the word’s different of being spelled, it also has various meanings. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, gray is used to describe the dull or cold light of twilight, or a day when the sky is over-clouded (Anonymous). However, the Oxford English Dictionary also defines gray as being a way to describe old age, the sunless light of the morning, or even a dull, anonymous or faceless person (Anonymous)....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Going to the White Rabbit

- The White Rabbit As I sit outside The White Rabbit and scan the crowd of concertgoers gathering along a wall adorned with a painting of Iggy Pop, my eyes fixate on a loner standing up against a wall. He is a young man with dark, shaggy hair that falls slightly over his eyes and is wearing black skinny jeans, a royal blue t-shirt, and black Converse sneakers. Every five to ten minutes, he shakes his head slightly so that his hair falls back to the left side of his face. With his hands shoved into the front pockets of his jeans, he is leaning against the wall as he stares at the ground....   [tags: personal narrative]

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White Privilege in My Career

- ... The group I was hired in was the third hiring wave. There were five hiring waves over the two-year period the company hired and trained a thousand employees for positions in the securities industry. Salomon transferred five hundred senior employees and managers from locations in NYC it closed. The relocation of the offices from midtown Manhattan to New Tampa resulted in savings of hundreds of millions of dollars in capital costs, operational costs and labor costs over the six year period the office operated....   [tags: employment, salomon brothers, candidates]

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The Case Of Jack White

- Being put in front of a Judge for a crime you did not commit, is something that happens too often. In fact, it happens so much that non-profit organizations such as “The Association in Defense of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC) to identify, advocate for, and exonerate individuals who have been convicted of a crime. Influences on wrongful convictions are predominantly initiated by eyewitness misidentification and false confessions.  Misidentification and False Confessions cripple the criminal justice system as it relies on the honesty of all parties involved....   [tags: Interrogation, False confession]

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White Noise, by Don Delillo

- Webster’s dictionary defines a distraction as a mental turmoil. Don Delillo, the author of the novel White Noise shows how distractions are nothing more than a mental turmoil towards the characters in the novel and this is proved in several different circumstances. The characters use distractions to avoid accepting the problems they come across in their everyday lives. The many distractions that the characters in the novel make use of are used to help them avoid their lack of spiritualism, their hard emotion and their inferiority....   [tags: Characters' Use of Distractions]

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Devil In The White City

- Erik Larson’s book Devil in the White City is full of magic and madness that has shaped the society of the late 19th century that is specific to in Chicago. The issues that have been handled through this time frame that are addressed in this book is that how Chicago was known to be the black city at first, and how the city hoped that hosting the World’s fair would increase their reputation. Secondly, the magic of a man named Daniel Burnham that did put the plans of the world fair in Chicago into life and the obstacles that he had overcame....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Erik Larson]

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Paul Volponi's Black and White

- A brief plot summary. Give an account of the storyline. Not too many words, please. Marcus Brown and Eddie Russo are best friends and stars of the basketball team at Long Island City High School. Marcus is black and Eddie is white, and everyone call them Black and White. They’ve found strength to break through the racial barrier, or at least they believe so themselves. They are inseparable, always having each other’s backs, both on and off the basketball court. With the ability to get whatever scholarship they want, their future is looking good....   [tags: book summary and literary analysis]

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Breaking Bad and Walter White

- ... These three components are the claim of the show and permit it to think outside the box of regular TV. The battles that Walter experiences throughout the beginning of the series are reminiscent of the hardships confronted by American families. This empowers the crowd to relate to and root for Walter even as he wanders deeper down the way of drugs and bad habit. This uphold for the underdog is continually tested however, as Walter settles on one awful choice after another. At last, Walter finishes the “breaking bad” change when he is cleared of disease, however decides to stay in the meth business only for enthusiasm....   [tags: TV show analysis]

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The Young White Football Players

- ... It isn 't just young men that reap the benefits of the media 's bias in terms of sexual violence, inalte 2014 there was an issue at the university of Virginia. This is a combination of multiple reasons on why this is an excellent example of the media 's bias. This particular circumstance involved a fraternity and a young woman 's experience with an alleged rape and how the university dealt with the incident. The media in this case specifically jumped at the opportunity to report on this incident....   [tags: Violence, Mass media, Journalism]

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White Noise by John DeLillo

- 1. Jack Gladney: The narrator in the novel who lives in a town known as Blacksmith. Jack is the chairman of a department of Hitler studies at College-on-the-Hill. He “invented Hitler studies in North America in 1968” (4). Jack is married to Babette, his fourth wife. They live together with four children from previous marriages. Jack has another persona known as J.A.K. Gladney “to be taken seriously as a Hitler innovator” (16). As a professor of Hitler studies, Jack preserves a dignified image when wearing his “academic gown and dark glasses” (32)....   [tags: character analysis]

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White Oleander By Janet Fitch

- A person grows up in the shadow of her parents or guardians, and eventually she comes to a point in her life where she wants to break free of their influence and explore her own identity. The path of finding one 's self-identity is to find descriptive characteristics, qualities and abilities that enable one to define oneself. In the novel, White Oleander, by Janet Fitch, the main character, Astrid, was separated from her mother, who has been convicted of murder, is put in to the foster care system....   [tags: Foster care, Family, Fosterage, Mother]

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Not The Average White Knight

- Not the Average White Knight Once upon a time, in the small town of Purpleville, lived a girl named Allana. Allana lived with her mother, her stepfather and her brother. Allana’s parents got divorced when she was a young girl. Allana was a cheerleader at her high school, Purpleville High. She loved cheering for the football team on Friday nights and supporting the Purple Knights. Allana had a boyfriend named Morris. They went to different high schools. Morris was a very jealous person and did not like when other guys talked to Allana....   [tags: American football, High school, Knight]

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Canad The Great White North

- ... The British did not understand that Canadians wished to hold on to their French roots. Most of the French Canadian rebels were either killed or exiled by 1838. This led to more reform for the region. Canada purchased Rupert’s Land from the British owned Hudson’s Bay Company, which had dominated trade in the area exactly two hundred years earlier. Rupert 's Land covered all the area drained by rivers flowing into Hudson Bay which was nearly 40 per cent of what in now Canada. Rupert’s Land was purchased for 300,000 pounds sterling from the British....   [tags: Canada, British Empire, World War II]

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The White Anglo Saxton Protestants

- ... As a result, we see two different groups viewed by WASPs as violent because of the type of work they took on. In addition to the workplace, the nativists also considered the Irish violent because of the way they spoke out and fought for their rights. This became a particular issue as the New York draft riots began: the Irish individuals were angry that they could be drafted to go into war on behalf of a country that did not grant them their rights. As a final point, there is organized crime, which all three groups have in common to assign them each the violent stereotype....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Organized crime, Religion]

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White-Collar Crime and Criminals

- There are many definitions of "white-collar" crime. (Edelhertz, 1970) White-collar crime - “An illegal act or series of illegal acts committed by nonphysical means and by concealment or guile, to obtain money or property, to avoid the payment or loss of money or property, or to obtain business or personal advantage.” (Edelhertz, 1970) White-collar crime are crimes can be committed by: “persons working on an individual basis for personal gain in a non-business situation (personal crimes); crimes in the course of their occupations by those operating inside businesses, Government, or other establishments, or in a professional capacity, in violation of their duty of loyalty and fidelity to emp...   [tags: Legal Issues, Racial Relations, Criminal Justice]

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White Collar Criminal Activity

- The major work by Sellin and Wolfgang (1964) on rating the seriousness of crime in general. White Collar criminal activity can be the work of one “lone wolf” defendant, or a network of perpetrators, often within an organization. The penalties for white-collar offenses can be restrictive or require imprisonment and include fines, home detention, paying prosecution costs, forfeitures, restitution, and supervised release. The most common White Collar offenses include: antitrust violations, computer and Internet fraud, credit card fraud, phone and telemarketing fraud, bankruptcy fraud, healthcare fraud, environmental law violations, insurance fraud, mail fraud, government fraud, tax evasion, sec...   [tags: bribery, fraud, perpetrators]

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Sociopaths in White Collars

- Ill Morals December 2nd, 2013, Dr. David Kwiatkowski from New Hampshire's Exeter Hospital, pleads guilty to infecting at least forty-six patients from hospitals across several states with hepatitis C. In May of 2012, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services was notified of an area hospital where four patients were recently diagnosed with hepatitis C. Kwiatkowski was one of the four people patients at the hospital and attempted to deflect his awareness of having hepatitis C since 2010....   [tags: Health and Human Services, Hospitals, Patients]

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Becoming American, Becoming White

- Following the 1890’s, the world began to undergo the first stages of globalization. Countries and peoples, who, until now, were barely connected, now found themselves neighbors in a planet vastly resembling a global village. Despite the idealized image of camaraderie and brotherhood this may seem to suggest, the reality was only discrimination and distrust. Immigration to new lands became a far more difficult affair, as emigrants from different nations came to be viewed as increasingly foreign. In the white-dominated society of the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the only way to truly count oneself as American was to become “white”....   [tags: americanness, globalization, immigration]

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The White Man’s Burden

- In the “White Man’s Burden”, Rudyard Kipling claims that it is the duty or burden of the white men to civilize the non-whites, to educate them and to religiously lift them (lecture notes, 2/8). Kipling is specifically talking about the colonized non-whites (lecture notes, 2/8). The idea that the newly colonized non-whites were lacking and needing help from a greater society was common among American whites at this time (lecture notes, 2/8). Rudyard uses the whites’ public feelings towards the issue and writes “The White Man’s Burden” in an attempt to move the whites to help the non-whites because he thinks it is a very beneficial movement for the U.S....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Kipling]

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Walter White, The Antihero

- Walter White, The Antihero The antihero is the leading character in a film or book that lacks traditional heroic qualities such as courage, nobility and moral goodness. This character is becoming more and more popular in todays culture and is showing up in many more shows and movies. One show that was very successful and popular was Breaking Bad, a show about a science professor who was very mild mannered, who transforms into a meth cook who will do anything to stay on top. Almost everything he does in the show is morally wrong and usually illegal, but in a twisted way Walter is doing some good from this....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Moral, Good and evil]

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White and African-American Relations

- 1. In your own words, summarize the author’s thesis in a paragraph. The 1960’s in the United States of America was a time of great change and turmoil. The nation experienced numerous, landmark legal decisions that looked to mend and repair the racial divide that the country had experienced since the first landing of settlers in the New World. Tension and racial animosity around the United States was extremely high during the 1960’s and one area where it reached a climax was Detroit, Michigan. In the summer of 1967, this climax entailed racial riots, destruction, and violence throughout the city....   [tags: segregation, Detroit riots, ]

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Sean White and Snowboarding

- Throughout time, the progression and evolution of snowboarding has increased greatly. It has gone from non existence in the late 1970’s, to one of the most watched action sports in a matter of thirty-five years. The upward takeoff and popularity of snowboarding relies on two people, Jake Burton and Shaun White. Jake Burton back in 1977 had the vision for what snowboarding would be, but Shaun White had what it took to manifest that vision. Evidence has shown that time brings change in sports, history has repeated itself with snowboarding, this history reflects the time & changes that has occurred in America....   [tags: Evolution of Snowboarding, Jake Burton]

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Red, White, and Black

- The complexities of race effected the Jacksonian era through the shrewdness of the white man’s desires for economic expansion. Democracy, during its infancy in early nineteenth century America, considered all ‘people’ as equals. However, this designation of ‘people’ excluded African and Native Americans. The institution of slavery was a return investment venture for southern planters in their greed for the production of more staple crops. Many white Americans led extravagant lifestyles from the large incomes they received from the labors of their property....   [tags: American History, Jacksonian Era]

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White Collar Street Crime

- White-Collar Crime or Street Crime: Which is More Costly to Society. What is crime. Merriam-Webster defines crime as “an act or the commission of an act that is forbidden or the omission of a duty that is commanded by a public law and that makes the offender liable to punishment by that law” (Merriam-Webster). There are many types of crime but the two this paper will focus on are street crime and white- collar crime. There is no definitive definition of street crime, but it is generally thought of as crime that occurs in public such as theft, robbery, car theft, arson, drug dealing, and vandalism....   [tags: Costly to Society]

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White Chicks: Film Analysis

- In today’s society, pre-existing assumptions and stereotypes of other ethnicities and individuals play a large part in the way we see others. This social construct of stereotypes has placed restrictions on many people’s lives which ultimately limits them from achieving certain goals. In this sense, stereotypes misrepresent and restrict people of colour to gain casting within the Hollywood film industry. The issue of how casting actors to certain roles and how these actors are forced to submit and represent these false stereotypes is one worthy of discussion....   [tags: racial stereotypes, roles for African Americans]

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White Vs. Black Population

- ... It is an acknowledgement Black poverty and genocide is state violence. It is an acknowledgment that 1 million Black people are locked in cages in this country–one half of all people in prisons or jails–is an act of state violence. It is an acknowledgment that Black women continue to bear the burden of a relentless assault on our children and our families and that assault is an act of state violence.” Undeniably, the black people have many more struggles in their lives compares to their white peers....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Transgender]

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Use of White-Rot Fungi

- 2.3. BIODETOXIFICATION USING WHITE ROT FUNGUS (WRF) 2.3.1. Mycoremediation White-rot fungi are promising agents for bioremediation because of their ability to degrade or transform a large variety of aromatic pollutants that can reach soil and water, thus reducing their toxicity. The classes of pollutants include: (1) The BTEX group, an acronym that stands for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes, present in petroleum products; (2) Chlorophenols, including any derivatives of phenol where one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine atoms, which are frequently used as pesticides; (3) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), which originate from the partial combustion of...   [tags: Bioremediation, Biodegration, Decolorization]

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The Snow White Orchid

- ... Wouldn’t we all like to be remembered by our loved ones through the symbol of an orchid. Wouldn’t we like for our families to love us forever. I think that this is the biggest thing that we can learn in life. We have to learn to be the best people that we can be and make an impact in other people’s lives. Not because we don’t want to have an empty funeral with nothing good for people to say about us, but because we need to be great people that will be remembered and missed. In order to be a person that can be talked so highly about we have to have great relationships and character....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship, Love]

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White Tigers vs. Mulan

- William Shakespeare once said, “[My] honor is my life; both grow in one; take honor from me, and my life is done.” The idea is touched upon in both the book Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston as well as Disney’s Mulan were family honor is more important than anything else. Mulan was directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The film Mulan retold the story of a woman warrior who took her father’s place in battle and became a savior of China.The movie uses many elements from the original story told in the chapter “White Tigers,” but adds many modern twists in order to make the story more appealing for a newer generation....   [tags: Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston, Disney]

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White, Middle Class Woman

- ... A woman’s value is based on a man dictated scale of “prude to promiscuous.” As if a number of sexual partners can determine the integrity, education or honesty a woman possesses. Women are also taught that obtaining a man’s approval – and having a ring on their finger to prove it – is paramount. Thus, a woman’s appearance becomes vital, in order to attract a man’s attention. Beyond marriage, society teaches that a woman can be two things: a bitch or a mother. According to the patriarchy and the media, there is generally no gray area....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Gender role, Woman]

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White House Spiritual Consultant

- For more than half a century, Billy Graham has been a fiery, outspoken, charismatic, evangelical preacher who has shared the gospel, reaching out to more than 210 million people in various countries. Billy Graham, during his more than sixty year ministry, has had exclusive access to the White House and has had a unique relationship with eleven US Presidents. From Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush, Graham has made a substantial impact on many of these American Leader’s lives and has been an openly accessible spiritual consultant for them....   [tags: Religion]

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Jerry the White Mouse

- There once was a small white mouse living with his family in the middle of the rainforest. He had nine siblings sharing his tiny bed. Every night Jerry, the mouse was pushed out of his bed. He decided it was time for him to leave home and find his own adventures. Jerry's parents wished him lots of luck and hoped he would stay away from danger. Jerry had no idea what to expect but he was not afraid to be on his own. Jerry set off into the rainforest with only a small bag of supplies. Jerry traveled a long distance and was beginning to feel tired....   [tags: short story]

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Black, White And Yellow

- It is known that around the world we all possess phenotypic differences in our skin colors, body types, hair textures, eye colors, facial features and even skull forms. There are also the unseen differences such as blood types and enzyme production. Historically, scientists have divided human beings based on skin color which has been problematic mostly because many people don 't fit into those three "super groups" of black, white and yellow. Those three groups don 't even accurately describe the skin colors of the groups they 're meant to categorize....   [tags: Human skin color, Race, Human, Melanin]

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No Black And No White

- The hot summer sun shone through the window of the car and it pierced Michael's eyes. Sweat dripped down his dark forehead and he brushed it away. He looked across at Mrs White. She had a beautiful sky blue hat with yellow flowers that shone in the sun. Her long cream dress moved in the breeze blowing through the car window. She turned to Michael and smiled. "Don't worry about it I'm sure you will pass. You have passed your driver's test before so why should you be so nervous about it?" she said trying to comfort him....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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White Normativity

- Throughout life, people believe their identity comes from their own belief and culture. However, American History proves that one belief and one culture dominates the country we all call home. I want to discuss the main problem, white normativity into internalized stereotypes. In order to understand white normativity, I need to address the meaning of white and the history of white people. A person is white if he or she has no black ancestry anywhere in family history (Zack, 2006). Therefore, the definition points out white purity....   [tags: American history, stereotypes]

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Snow White

- The “magic” of the Disney universe is undeniable, although not as one would first think. Walt Disney created an empire of fantasies, dreams, and magical adventures, but the true magic is the power Disney has to instill these fantasies and dreams into children’s minds. Of course, these fantasies are not always realistic. The easily impressionable thoughts and ideas of the children can be easily altered in their most susceptible time of life to believe these extravagant fantasies. The particular fantasy that is most often presented is the one of every story ending “happily ever after”, which usually goes hand-in-hand with the fantasy of finding the one Prince Charming....   [tags: Film Critique]

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The Woman in White

- The Woman in White I had now arrived at that partcular point of my walk where four roads met - the road to Hampstead, along which I had returned, the road to Fichley, the road to West End, and the road back to London. I had me- chanically turned in this latter direction, and was strolling along the lonely high-road - idly wonder- ing, I remember, what the Cumberland young ladies would look like - when, in one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop by the touch of a hand laid lightly on my shoulder behind me....   [tags: Papers]

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The Woman In White

- Wilkie Collins, throughout his life, was haunted by what one may call a second self. As a young man he confided to Percy Fitzgerald ‘how he was subject to a curious ghostly influence, having often the idea that “someone was standing behind him” and that he was tempted to look round constantly’. This second self Collins spoke of alludes to the double identity he maintained and explored in his life as well as in his work. William Wilkie Collins was born January 8, 1824 to William John and Harriet Collins....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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White Cottage

- ... She remembered his life, his work, his strong hands, his care, his love, and the sacrifices he made to lift others from the shadow of the grave. He had failed and been hung for it, but he had done his best and she had few regrets. She knew that she was not the only one to lose those she loved best. She was a bright light in a dark time, having preserved her cheerful nature through the shadowy and painful paths of her life. Her surviving daughters had good marriages, that is, as good as could be in their circumstances....   [tags: personal narrative]

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White Noise

- In Don DeLillo’s eighth novel: White Noise, warmly accepted by critiques, the author exposes, that the money gained colossal meaning during our time, plunging down other values like freedom of customer choice and respect for shoppers. In his work of fiction he illustrates how current world of commerce impacts our minds by manipulating our decisions, and also he indicates that a human nature demonstrates immense vulnerability for such attack. Moreover the ubiquitous commercials lead us to desire of having things we never tried before, to see things not worth seeing, to buy stuff we really do not need....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Don DeLillo]

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Comparing Grimm’s Fairytale Snow White to Snow White, by Denise Duhamel

- As a child, I was told fairytales such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs every night before I went to sleep. Fairytales are an adventurous way to expand a child’s imagination and open their eyes to experience a new perspective. Modernizations of fairytales typically relate to a specific audience, such as adolescence, and put a contemporary spin on the old-aged tale. Instead of using whimsical themes heavily centered in nature, the contemporary poems connect with the reader in a more realistic everyday scenario....   [tags: compare contrast]

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The White Savior Complex, Neo-Racism, White-Washing, and Hollywood

- The White Savior Complex is a damaging subconscious underlay of the Hollywood system, and more broadly all of western society. It is used to further separate the notions of “us” and “other” by creating a firm separation fueled by self-righteousness, and a sense of entitlement. Hollywood attempts to address race relations, but fails because of this trope. Kingsle, from the article “Does My Hero Look White In This?” described that both racism and colonialism are acknowledged, but not without reassuring that not only were white people against the system of racist power dynamics, but also were actively fighting against it in leadership roles (2013)....   [tags: film-making, separation, characters]

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E. B. White

- E.B. White was known for his essay writings, and his work at The New Yorker magazine. He wrote two classic children books, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little. White's unique writing style impressed many people because of his pure writing as any in our literature. The book White wrote The Elements of Style also was a great influence on America literature and is still used in collage English courses today. E.B. White's influence on America was great, particularly because of his popular essays and his children's books, which served a great purpose for two generations of readers....   [tags: essays, children's books, literature]

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Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome

- ... Wolff-Parkinson White pattern is when a person has no symptoms. “A person may have an extra electrical pathway in the heart but experience no fast heartbeat and no symptoms.”(Mayo Clinic Staff). This is discovered when a person has a heart exam for other reasons. Wolff-Parkinson White pattern is basically harmless. There are many reasons why a person has Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome. The extra electrical pattern is shown at birth but it comes from an abnormal gene. “Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome is associated with some forms of congenital heart disease, such as Ebstein's anomaly.” (Mayo Clinic Staff)....   [tags: symptoms, treatment, circuit]

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White Collar Crime

- The foundation of our country, the keystone to our democratic system, is the integrity of social institutions that we not only assume we can trust but have come to rely on for most aspects in our daily lives. The integrity of these social institutions can only be achieved through building blocks such as internal controls and independent, verifiable information. White collar criminals build a sense of false integrity around them in order to gain the trust of their victims, ranging from the young to the very old....   [tags: Institutional Corruption, False Integrity]

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White Collar Crimes

- Zero in on a 45 year-old mother of 13. A man comes to her with a proposal. Invest in his company, and he can guarantee 100%, 200%, possibly even 300% returns on what she gives in mere months. For her this means taking out a second mortgage on her house; the same house she hopes to pay off entirely with the promised large return on her investment. Two years later, the windows of the house are boarded up and the woman recounts to reporters the chilling details behind the reason her family has no place to spend Thanksgiving this year....   [tags: Crime, Victim's Trust, Money, Finances]

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White Collar Crime

- “To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral”, Abbie Hoffman said this. But what if the ‘Pig Empire’ that we steal from has a ripple effect on the rest of us and transforms something that should be ‘moral’ into an act of what is unquestionably wrong. In the 21st Century the number one rising crime have been white collar crimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, better known as the FBI, describe white- collar crimes as, “ illegal acts [involving] deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and which are not dependent upon the application or threat of physical force” (Wand 19)....   [tags: embezzlement, tax evasion, credit card fraud]

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Kelli White, an Example of the Importance of Credibility

- Credibility is the amount of trust people have in you. For example, a student would have an English teacher read over his paper because he trusts that teacher to catch his mistakes and be able to help him correct them. Kelli White is a professional track athlete who has competed in World Championships. White shows why credibility is an important quality and how cheating affects it. Kelli White was born on April 1, 1977 in Oakland California to parents who were both sprinters. She attended high school in Union City, California and ran track....   [tags: Steroids, Drugs, Running]

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“White Man’s Burden”

- Rudyard Kipling’s 1899 poem “The White Man’s Burden” epitomizes the European man’s view on imperialism, Euro-centrism and social Darwinism. Four centuries before 1899, such ideas were briefly hinted in the letter from Christopher Columbus to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, however by 1899 these attitudes strengthened and developed fully into their complete meaning. The U.S and Europe’s imperialism in the nineteenth century were the most influential ever in the history of human civilization. The immense motive for imperialism came from social factors including religion and Social Darwinism....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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White Collar Crime

- A white collar crime is a nonviolent crime committed usually for financial benefit. White collar crimes are particularly hard to track, and technology today is making it even harder. White collar crimes are on the rise due to the technology advancing. There is a wide range of white collar criminals, but they are usually business and government professionals, or someone in a position of trust. Even though no physical harm is being conducted, white collar crimes cause financial detriment. The white collar criminals are coming in wealthier and more vicious than ever before....   [tags: Nonviolent Crime, FInancial Benefit]

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A Brief Note On Race And White Privilege

- As my role of becoming a justice based social worker and being exposed to new knowledge about oppression and privilege, I want to focus on the topic of race and White privilege to strengthen my knowledge and the knowledge of others on multidimensional levels. There are a few reasons why I have chosen an action plan focused on race and White privilege. I believe it to be a longstanding issue in our society, it is rarely discussed because of the uncomfortable territory that comes along with it, and more importantly, I would like to expand my awareness of how race affects individuals on different systemic levels and my awareness of my privileges can affect my role as a social worker....   [tags: Sociology, Racism, Social network service]

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Ar'n't I a Woman by Deborah White

- ... The Jezebel image was seen the way it was because it was assumed African woman were naturally promiscuous, and desired such connections. (White, 38) The idea that black woman were sensual comes from page 28 of Whites book where it explains when the first Englishmen went to Africa and were not used to the climate and mistook semi nudity for lewdness. This created the image that there was uncontrollable lust within the tribes and that African women wanted sex more than the men did. Because of that African Women had submitted to their masters sexually to escape harsher punishment while some, saw exploiting themselves as a way to lead a virtuous life, which never really went the way they wan...   [tags: female slaves in the South, story analysis]

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The American Dream, for White People Only

- A white picket fence, a brand new car, children running to school, and a stellar job; —these are just a few elements of the American dream which became a reality for many white working class families after World War Two. With the economy beginning to flourish, white Americans began to pick the fruits of their affluent society. However, with racism still alive and laws allowing segregation still in play, poverty was still a reality for many African American families. While the white working class flourished in the suburbs, African Americans were pocketed inside the city....   [tags: WWII. economy, segregation]

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White Collar Crime and Corporate Crime

- ... The central idea of this theory is that individuals peruse self interest and self gratification and the avoidance of pain. In regards to this theory crime is seen as a way in which individuals maximise pleasure and minimise pain. Furthermore, they argued that the differences that there are between those that chooses not to be involved in criminal activities and those that choose to be is due to the different weight they give, or the greater attachment they have to the feelings of others. The lack of attachment then could be seen in the following crimes: price fixing....   [tags: criminological categories]

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Pink Is the New White: Gendered Crime

- The gender gap in criminology is a pertinent finding which suggests men commit more crimes than women. Nevertheless, several changes in the past years imply that this gap is gradually narrowing by women becoming more independent due to progress in the financial sector and with the development of a more gender-equal society. Several explanations have been suggested by criminologist and government officials to account for these changes. These explanations include, distresses faced by some women such as being the sole provider, the relegation of income compared to men, opportunities for women and equality, as well as changes in society’s treatment of women as seen through history....   [tags: gender gap in criminology]

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The Age of White Guil by Shelby Steele

- Does the color of your skin or your ethnic background affect your character, personality, and success directly. Biologically speaking, of course not. Psychologically speaking, it strangely does. One key concept that can be applied is FAE (fundamental attribution error) and it can be applied in variety of scenarios. Take academics for example, as math tests are passed back for review it is revealed that I've earned high A's, meanwhile my peers aren't as "fortunate". They've earned lesser scores and what's to fault....   [tags: prize of freedom, racism, stigma, guilt]

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White Collar Crime: The Ponzi Scheme

- I. INTRODUCTION Shirley Lee was getting ready to retire when she found out, that her life’s savings was gone. Shirley and many from her community invested more than 90 million dollars into James Powell and Calwell Investment Company. The victims were told that their money would be invested in real estate however; their money was transferred to Calwell and Powell’s personal account, where they used the money on their families, vacations, and home re-modeling. The Ponzi scheme soon collapsed, Calwell passed away before ever going to trial, while Powell pleaded guilty to mail fraud and was sentenced to only ten years in federal prison....   [tags: Career Offenders, Leniency]

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An Inside Look at the White-Tailed Deer

- In the early 1900s, there were only 500,000 white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in the United States (Insurance Institute for Highway and Safety, 2004). Since the settlers arrived, hunts for meat and hides have nearly caused the extinction of the white-tailed deer species. The beginning of the twentieth century marked a turning point in the human drive to save the deer. States began to limit hunting and preserve open space, which would have otherwise been used for agriculture. Today, white-tailed deer have exceeded their carrying capacity; a recorded 15 million deer populate the United States....   [tags: deer-automobile collisions]

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The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling

- Imperialism widely occurred all through history as the conquest of weaker cultures by cultures that were more technologically advanced or had more power. Imperialism was basically the formation of a mighty empire. It’s the creation of unequal cultural, economic, and territorial relationships, based on domination and subordination, usually between states and often in the form of an empire. Occurring when one country over powers aggressive or passively over another country. During the late 1800’s and into the 1900’s this was immortalized in a poplar concept, “The White Man’s Burden” by the British poet Rudyard Kipling who in 1899 urged America to “take up the white man’s burden” and colonize t...   [tags: imperialism through history ]

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The Cry of Tamar by Pamela Cooper-White

- The writer of The Cry of Tamar, Pamela Cooper-White, has taken a subject such as violence against women and the Church and transformed it in such as way so as to not instigate a sense of defensiveness of the forces that have unwittingly committed such offenses that when placed on a spectrum may seem rather inconsequential. Cooper-White has taken a multi-faceted and complicated issue that has been forged through millennia of society and cultures and given an incredibly eloquent and simple book that informs readers nearly as well as identifying paramount issues and roots of violence against women....   [tags: violence against women and the Church]

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Little White Lies

- Many people in the world are pretenders and liars. Even in the early stages of life many children pretend to be a distinguishable figure. Whether it is a princess or a superhero, these children create false images of themselves to feel important or confident. Although everyone has his or her own reason for doing such a thing, many do it for their own personal gain. Countless amounts of people can relate to this (including myself) because many have told lies or pretended to be something they are not multiple times in their lives....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Ryan White Care Act : Policy

- ... The federal funding of the Ryan White is used mainly for medical care. The funds are primarily for individuals to receive health care coverage and financial resources. The program is designed in mind to integrate care and treatment for those who are vulnerable. It is a program for individuals and families to receive support through adherence, prevention, and education. Since, the beginning of the program, the policy of the Ryan White Care Act has changed every five years. Over the years, the policy has been amended and reauthorized to accommodate new and developing needs....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Health care, Antiretroviral drug]

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Education: The Great Black- White Divide

- In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, signaled an opportunity for African-American students to reach new heights through an educational system that was equitable, fair, and provided the same opportunities at educational attainment as whites. However, more than 60 years later there is irrefutable evidence of educational disparities on the basis of race. Improved data on academic achievement has provided unprecedented insight on the strengths and weaknesses of America’s broken educational system....   [tags: brown v. board of education, african americnas]

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On becoming white

- On becoming white As a European immigrant in the USA, I have encountered many new cultural phenomena in the last 4 _ years that have challenged me to perceive who I am differently. This experience has been even more polarized by the fact that I have lived most of that time in Los Angeles, a melting pot to be reckoned with. Coming to America, I expected these adaptations to my Irish self but the intensity of becoming cognizant of my label of 'whiteness' has mocked the limitations of my anticipations....   [tags: Ethnicity Personal Narrative Racial]

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Black And White

- Black and White Following the Civil War, just prior to the turn of the century, many American novelist were writing more freely of the previous slave culture. Two of these writers being Mark Twain and Charles Chesnutt. Mark Twain was a popular “white” author by this time. Charles Chesnutt, the son of free blacks, decided to pursue a dream of becoming an author in order to remove the spirit of racism. By studying these authors in particular, the views of a white raised in the slave holding south are juxtaposed with the views of free black....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The White Hotel

- The White Hotel Donald Michael Thomas began his writing career as a poet, and his early work was notable for the way it ranged across the heights of the fantasy worlds of science fiction and of sensuality. Thomas was a superb writer, meticulous researcher, and a genius in deceiving the reader. He skillfully wrote The White Hotel, combining prose, poem, and science fiction, to make it a believable, conceivable, and a touching piece of literature. In his novel, Thomas makes realistic and believable references to Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic theories....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Donald Barthelme’s Snow White

- In Donald Barthelme’s novel Snow White, the main character Snow White contradicts the traits of a stereotypical 1960’s housewife. These traits, given to her by the author, differ from a typical 1960s housewife in appearance, demeanor, and priorities. The purpose of Barthelme’s presentation of Snow White in this manner is to expose the limitations of society’s gender roles rampant in the 1960s. In Barthelme’s novel Snow White, the protagonist, Snow White, is a 22 year old woman living with seven men....   [tags: Donald Barthelme]

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The White Lie

- The White Lie People are always talking about the white lie and how this kind of lying doesn't hurt other people. Other people feel that any lie is one that should not be made. No matter what individuals have to say about lies, Socrates feels that it is necessary to create a noble lie so that his vision of the just state, or kallipolis, can be created. The Myth of the Metals, Socrates myth, in no way contradicts his definition of justice in The Republic. The so-called noble lie that Socrates puts together is called the Myth of the Metals....   [tags: Papers Noble Lie Dishonesty Deception]

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White Privilege as it Pertains to White and Minority College Students

- White Privilege as it Pertains to White and Minority College Students "My (black) Caribbean students, as a whole, tend to perform much better than my African-American students. Well, consider it -- over the years, and particularly during slavery, the best and brightest blacks in this country were weeded out. I don't believe that blacks are naturally inferior to whites, however, American blacks are the unfortunate end product of an enforced breeding process that has left them at a mental disadvantage." -- Unnamed Professor Racism is often conceived as the summation of prejudice plus power....   [tags: Papers]

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The Approach to Nature of Descartes and White

- The Approach to Nature of Descartes and White The approach to nature which René Descartes takes is distinct from that of Gilbert White. Descartes and White have similar key methods of examining nature. It is mainly in Descartes’ deductive reasoning and beliefs that lead him to the method of approaching nature internally (mind and body)....   [tags: Papers]

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Envy and Beauty in Snow White

- Envy, Beauty, and Snow White Few people can grow up within today's society without knowing the tale of Snow White. From the Grimm Brothers to Disney, it has been told and retold to children throughout the ages. However, what is often overlooked are the true meanings within the story. Fairytales typically have underlying messages that can be found written between the lines, generally in terms of the key themes. Snow White discusses the themes of envy and beauty, and shows how humans' obsessions can lead to their own downfall as well as the harm of others....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The White Man's Burden and The Recessional

- The White Man's Burden and The Recessional In “The White Man’s Burden” and in “The Recessional”, Kipling outlines his idealistic concept of empire which is based on service and sacrifice. England sends some of their best man to defend and help India. The white man has the mission to civilize the Indians. It is their responsibility to culture them, to put them on the right path. They are there to make India a better place to live and bring the population up to date on the style of living. This journey will be hard, and a lot of sacrifice will have to be made from the Englishman....   [tags: Rudyard Kipling Literature Essays]

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White Resistance to Somewhere in the Darkness

- White Resistance to Somewhere in the Darkness    I feel compelled to revisit the one novel we have read that created the most resistance in me and would quite possibly do so in a significant population of white readers: Walter Dean Myers' Somewhere in the Darkness.  That the book is well written or valuable to readers is irrelevant here -- I enthusiastically grant both.  Of greater concern in this discussion is the notion of resistance to the book that could easily be encountered with a particular population of suburban, white readers, namely those who would seem to have the most in common with Jimmy and who, paradoxically, would most likely resist the book....   [tags: Somewhere in the Darkness Essays]

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The Woman In White, by Wilkie Collins

- The Woman In White, by Wilkie Collins, is a successful gothic novel of the 19th century. It is a 3-volume novel; each volume (epoch) finishing with the reader eagerly waiting to read the next one, therefore there are many unanswered questions, in or... The Woman In White, by Wilkie Collins, is a successful gothic novel of the 19th century. It is a 3-volume novel; each ‘volume’ (epoch) finishing with the reader eagerly waiting to read the next one, therefore there are many unanswered questions, in order for the reader to continue reading....   [tags: English Literature]

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