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Michele Wallace "crossing the finish line" A black man was about to win the new york marathon. In every single camera view the man was alone he was definitely gonna win. However the commentators kept on saying he wouldn't win even if he was a mile ahead. As he crossed the finish line the cameras left him and never came back. Second and third place runner ups were given the play by play by the commentators as they crossed, but the black man didn't. showed that winning is in the eyes of the camera not the beholder (propoganda).gave accounts that the media was heavily populated with racist innuendos. Newspapers magazines everything.

"no room in the inn" William bennet (secretary of education) argues that racism and sexism should be excluded from studying western civilaztion. Implying that nothing in history was sexist or racist. Author Realized this issue when carl rowan had to explain to a panel of white journalists why supreme court justice thurgood marshall had said that Reagan was a racist.

"ohh no, no,no ,no they all insisted. Reagan is not racist no not racist no no they all chanted."there's no document of civilization which is not at the same time a document of barbarism" "cultural detention centers" Minorities should have equal opportunities to advance on the socio-economic ladder. We are all victims of western civilization everyone is affected however minorities have it worse. We need to change the way minorities lack access to the primary means of social communication at every level from mass media to publishing. Boundaries have to be broken and education is a means to an end education needs to be opened up as well.

"rainbow coalition of the mind" Oklahoma has a large American Indian population and hardly anyone knows about it because it was...