Essays Tagged: "Black"

BLACKS, PRISON, AND INSTITUTIONAL RACISM

BLACKS, PRISON, AND INSTITUTIONAL RACISMDescription: The title pretty much says it all in this one. ... RACISMDescription: The title pretty much says it all in this one. This paperaddresses the issue of blacks in prison and explores the socio-economiccauses and solutions. This paper uses many goverment ... ores the socio-economiccauses and solutions. This paper uses many govermentally commissionedreports.Blacks, Prison, and Institutional RacismIntroductionCriminal justice and security is one of the larg ...

(5 pages) 270 1 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

America and Affirmative Action

ties.Perhaps the biggest complaint that one hears about affirmative action policiesaimed at helping Black Americans is that they violate the 14th Amendment of theConstitution and the Civil Rights laws ... uld provide a serious critique to the idea of a levelplaying field. Since the birth of this nation, Blacks have been enslaved, oppressed, andexploited people. Until 1954, when the Supreme Court handed ...

(4 pages) 291 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Cosmopolitan Race Analysis". The essay explores racial representation in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and how limited it is.

African-American woman in the photographs. This portion of the assignment uncovers the reality that Black women are oppressed in that they are not allowed an opportunity to even be featured in the heg ... n opportunity to even be featured in the hegemonic ideologies of "true" beauty.The two images using Black women to sell makeup and hair products featured well-known celebrities/sex symbols. Opposed to ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Blacks and Whites: Separate and Unequal A comparison of the South African Apartheid system and America's Jim Crow Laws

h American continent. Every Southern state had passed laws that created two separate societies; one black, the other white. Blacks and whites could not ride together in the same railroad cars, sit in ... me waiting rooms, use the same washrooms, eat in the same restaurants, or sit in the same theaters. Blacks were denied access to parks, beaches, and picnic areas; they were barred from many hospitals. ...

(5 pages) 185 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Author of Book "Susan Hill".

our to one hundred and twenty seven.In the extract from Across The Causeway Kipps sees the Woman in Black for the second time but when he sees her this time the Woman in Black has a look of pure malev ... hor creates suspense and tension is by describing in vivid detail the physical effects the Woman In Black has on Kipps. " Indeed, I had never in my life being so possessed by it, never known my knees ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Black plague.

Tyron HolmesThe Black PlagueAccording to the Kaiser Family Foundation, "African Americans account for more than half ... ons estimated to occur in the United States per year. Moreover, AIDS is the number one killer among Blacks between the ages of 25 and 44." This frightens me because my Uncle is HIV positive. Neverthel ... ention on discussing issues, such as transmission, protection and the vulnerability of the virus in Black America.My Uncle Jerry Holmes, now 43, is HIV positive. The nurses told him that it would not ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Affirmative Action: The Debate Rages On

nue. In a Gallup poll, 49% of adults said they are in favor of affirmative action and 43% were not. Blacks and Hispanics were more likely to be in favor of the procedure than whites. (USATODAY)The act ... white-sounding" names such as Jennifer or Matthew got 50 % more responses than ones with so-called "black-sounding" names such as LaQuisha or DeVante. (Take Affirmative)Another myth is that if Jewish ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Argument analysis of Yvonne Bynoe's article entitled "The White Boy Shuffle"

teen angst, social rebellion, and self-expression. The author also implies that this "borrowing" of black culture by young white youths perpetuates certain social stigmas and stereotypes of hip-hop cu ... well informed on the social and cultural ramifications of the hip-hop culture. When using the film Black and White as an example of hip-hop's appeal to suburban white youth, he states that the film w ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Black Soldiers in the Civil War

eventeenth, Eighteenth and part of theNineteenth Century the White people of North America used the Black people of Africa as slaves to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of super ... es to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of superiority of their race over the Black African race that in some places, still lingers on today. The American Civil War however, was ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

African American Soldiers in the Civil War

Black Soldiers in the Civil WarDuring the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and part of the Nineteenth Century ... venteenth, Eighteenth and part of the Nineteenth Century the White people of North America used the Black people of Africa as slaves to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of super ... es to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of superiority of their race over the Black African race that in some places, still lingers on today. The American Civil War however, was ...

(5 pages) 48 0 1.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Are African Americans better in Sports then Other Races?

the world, but in the U.S African American didn't have the chance to play unless it was with an all black team.As time past, there have been many sports created. The participation of Blacks in sports ... sports started with them playing sports against each other (Spivey, 2000). There was no place for a black man, not to mention a black woman, in sports in the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities (Audre Lorde) – A Critical Reflection Paper – Personal Review

BrennanStudent # 3745834Prof. Marie-Katherine Waller, Ph.D.FEM 1100 C24 March 2005I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities (Audre Lorde) - A Critical Reflection Paper - Personal Rev ... Lorde) - A Critical Reflection Paper - Personal ReviewAudre Lorde, in the article I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities, provides a clear assessment of the traditional and contem ...

(7 pages) 2645 2 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Civil War: The Jim Crow Laws combined with the actions of white terrorist groups contributed to the alienation and isolation of the African Americans

ntributed to the alienation and isolation of the African Americans following the Civil War in 1865. Blacks, after being given their freedom after years of slavery in 1862 by President Lincoln, were fa ... egation of African Americans. Jim Crow Laws, enforced between 1876 and 1965, were Laws made to keep Blacks and Whites separate from each other. These Laws were enacted in the Southern States who origi ...

(7 pages) 80 0 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

AFRICAN-AMERICAN OR BLACK

"Black" or "African-American?" Knowing when and how to use words such as these have become a mystery ... or many years accepted by African-Americans. "Negro" and "Colored" was later dominated by the word "Black." Although the term "Black" was coined by White-Americans, it was subsequently defined by Blac ... gh the term "Black" was coined by White-Americans, it was subsequently defined by Black-Americans. "Black" has since then been used in describing African-Americans. The term "Afro-American" is a relat ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abraham Lincoln

Abrahamn Lincoln, he was a very important man in history, freeing the blackman, and becoming one of the most intellagant, and best presidents of American History. He was ... fore let him be. Know what i mean, well anyways, back to my story. If it wasnt for the man himself, Blacks would probally still be slaves to this very day. Cause after all, he did free them. Anyone kn ... ery day. Cause after all, he did free them. Anyone know what amendment actually gave freedom to the blackman, well I do cause I learned in my 3rd period American History class, when we was studying ou ...

(10 pages) 355 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War

At the end of the Civil War, it was expected that the newly freed blacks would have equal rights; however, we know from history that, both then and now, blacks have n ... eived the same treatment as whites. Before the Civil War occurred slavery was in use, which treated Blacks as though they were property rather than human beings. Even after the Civil WarBlack codes an ... uman beings. Even after the Civil WarBlack codes and Jim Crowism were instituted which still denied Blacks of their civil rights. Although it appears as though the violation of Black's civil rights ha ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Black Panthers

BLACK PANTHERS A Brief History Throughout the years we have been taught in brief about the social mo ... to study in depth the extra institutional efforts that gave rise to the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Panther Party is a prime example of a widely dispersed, socially based program to African Amer ... a prime example of a widely dispersed, socially based program to African Americans. Originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, it was founded in October, 1966 in Oakland, California by Huey ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Controlling Sexuality Of The Poor

tive characterizations". And some examples of these "fictive characterizations" are: a) blacks are the ones who create disaster in society, b) the existence of the single black mother is a ... te disaster in society, b) the existence of the single black mother is an epidemic in society, c) a black man without a father is more likely to commit a crime, d) "illegitimacy" has overrun the ...

(2 pages) 271 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of racism in of m

like status during the 1930's. Racism was also very present in the society of the 1930's and Blacks were still seen as inferior by white people Blacks were segregated in schools, stores, transp ... erior by white people Blacks were segregated in schools, stores, transport and were unable to vote. Blacks were also given the menial jobs such as servants and stable bucks and not given a decent wage ...

(44 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Ben Desai Maintaining Inequalities in Modern Society         “We hold these

well as the oppression of women by men. For example, in the American South it was common to call a Black male "boy" instead of using his name. An older Black male could be called "Uncle" and an older ... of doors without the "escort" of a male member of the family. Historically, the rule of Whites over Blacks in the American South was also modeled on family practice in which subordinate blacks were tr ...

(4 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies