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  • Members Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan, better known as the, was started in Tennessee in 1866. The people who believed in 'WhitePride' came together against the advancement of African Americans, Jews, and other minorities. The members were very violent and used harsh actions to get their point across, but their actions were supported by their strong belief in their religion and the culture in which they were brought up in. The Klan did as it believed, they did what they thought was right and for their time period the...
  • People On The Web
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    Do less blacks than their fellow white Americans use the web? According to the Pew Study on Internet Usage, the answer is yes, but this study is also quick to point out that it's not merely color, it's a mixture of things. However, according to Leonce Gaiter, author of Is the Web too Cool for Blacks, 'the web mocks... our fundamental beliefs, our core desires. (p 643) '; Gaiter flatly states that the majority of white Americans have an ignorance for black culture. He does not take the time to ad...
  • Affirmative Action And Equal Opportunity As Quotas
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    Affirmative Action in the United States consists of the active efforts that take into account race, sex and national origin for the purpose of remedying and preventing discrimination. Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal government requires certain businesses and educational institutions that receive federal funds to develop affirmative action programs. Such policies are enforced and monitored by both The Office of Federal Contract Compliance and The Equal Employment Opportunity Commi...
  • Death Penalty Deters Crime
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    Cultural Diversity: Racial Disparity in the Application of the Death Penalty The death penalty is one of the most controversial issues on American soil, surpassed only by those condemned to the wages of this irrefutable sin. Minorities such as African-Americans and Hispanics, aggregate this continuous barrage of discrimination. Follow along, and rediscover capital punishment from a black writer's point of view. Blacks are more likely to face the death penalty than whites in the commission of ide...
  • Affirmative Action Offers Minorities Education
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    Affirmative action was developed in the mid 1960's to offer equal opportunity employment and education to women and minorities. These policies required that active measures be taken so that minorities had the same opportunities in career advancements and education that were nearly exclusive to whites (Brunner 1). In 2002, affirmative action is still present in our society. Minorities as well as females are given jobs and admissions into colleges and universities that are not totally based on har...

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