Tag: prejudice

Reverse Racism: A Credible Argument?

Reverse Racism: A Credible Argument?

Yesterday, I had a discussion with a friend who was upset that he (a white man) had been discriminated against because he “didn’t get scholarship funding for school, but many minorities did because there are special programs set-up to improve their chances to get in for them — but not for him.” He continued on this whole rant of ‘reverse […]

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Voting Rights Slipping Away!

Voting Rights Slipping Away!

It is not every day that the US Supreme Court so actively challenges the designated constitutional authority of the US Congress, considering that Congress, as it did with the Voting Rights Act (VRA) in 2006, enforces the right of citizens of the United States to vote. Congress is specifically empowered by section 2 of the 15th Amendment as stated below. […]

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A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

This is a work of fiction–but not a fantasy–based on a possible outcome of the November 6 U.S. election.

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The People It’s OK To Ignore

The People It’s OK To Ignore

Class warfare has been acknowledged as the driving force behind political and economic policy by the 99% for years now, explicitly so since the Occupy movement was founded last year.

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Mr. Mulberry

Mr. Mulberry

I am one of those unusual anomalies you find when thinking of political and ideological combinations: a male feminist. I proudly follow and support feminist voices, organisations, individuals and legislation in Britain, as well as the international feminist movements (such as increasing awareness of the Republican Party’s war on women, a literal and mainstream example of the inherent misogyny of […]

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Ageism: The Undying Prejudice

Ageism: The Undying Prejudice

…old people should be treated with deference and honor. By contrast, we marginalize our aging population, those who have paid their dues and set the stage for the rest of us.

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Great Ancient African Civilizations

Great Ancient African Civilizations

There have been many misconceptions about the lives of Africans before the advent of European and American colonization. According to some historians, Africans were nothing more than savages whose only contributions to the world were farming and slaves. However, this is not true. The history of ancient Africa is just as interesting, complex, and sophisticated as any other ancient civilization, […]

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The Social Construction of Race in Western Society

The Social Construction of Race in Western Society

In the age of the First Black President of America, racial rhetoric and hatred is running rampant on the Internet and spewed out of the mouths of politicians for political gain. However, what most people do not realize is that race is a socially constructed ideology. Race and subsequent racism was created by White Europeans and Americans in order to […]

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