DIVISION

Frailyn Badia   Division has been a huge and crucial problem for Latinos and just people all over the world in general. Families have been separated for years and years for various  reasons. Parents have been taken away from their children and children have been taken away from their parents. Borders have added to the…

Label are not Just Titles

Author: Shamera For years this has been a problem and it’s sad to say that our ancestors lived through it, we have, and in time our children will too. Racism and stereotyping is so common in the black community that black people are prone to just adapt to them. Talking about race is such a…

The Culture of Our Hair

AUTHOR: Amani Fluellen In today’s society hair plays an important role. It may seem like such a small topic, but this idea of cultural appropriation through hair has sparked tons of controversy and can even contribute towards racism. For centuries black women have been one of the most oppressed members of the minority chain. They have…

In Past History…

AUTHOR: BENNETT In past history, various minority groups have faced racial prejudice as well as experiencing being at the bottom of the social hierarchy. While these groups lived in the U.S., they came up against pressure to assimilate in the American society or dealt with scrutiny in their social and public lives. Both past and…

Freedom

Author: Destiny Cacho FREEDOM! What does it mean to truly be free? Does anyone even know? For years America has become this great idea of freedom and hope but, who really knows what that is anymore? Everyone has a goal it might not all be the same goal but in the end everyone just wants to…

Ending Police Brutality

Throughout the history of America, there has been many things that have sparked a large debate nationwide. In particular, police brutality of African American men and women is a topic that is ongoing. Especially, in today’s time, we have seen so many different cases of injustice activity towards young men and women in the urban…

What is Model Minority? How Has It and Other Stereotypes Affected Asian-Americans?

Who do we think of when “Model Minority” is mentioned? Asian Americans.  We think of them right away because they are considered the group whose members achieve a higher degree of success than the rest of the population. Smart, wealthy, hard-working, self-reliant, docile and submissive, are characteristics that describe the cultural expectation placed on Asian Americans….

“THE MODEL MINORITY”

Author: Manasseh Amartey The “Model Minority” is a term used to a minority group whose people are perceived to be highly successful than the average population. Even today, this term along with other typical stereotypes has had various impacts on Asian-Americans, and continues to do so. One actual negative impact is that these stereotypes are affecting…

ASIAN AMERICANS SEEN AS MODEL MINORITY

AUTHOR: Victoria Gomez Model Minority is a phrase that is usually thrown at the Asian American race. A model minority is a group of people, in this case Asian Americans, who are independent, are responsible, work hard, and are successful. Explained in details by The Personal Burden of Being a ‘Model Minority’ “These facts lead…

The Problems of AMERICA

For as long as I can remember and even before than, there has been a lot of difficulty with societies in America. Year after year there is something different going on, whether that be about race, the fight for gender equality, immigration, the criminal justice system, or the importance of identity. There has always been…

Life as a Minority in America Part 3

This first video talks about the difference in wealth between blacks, and Hispanics in America compared to white people. Everything said in this video is true. White people are usually always one step or many steps ahead of black and Hispanic people we just aren’t given the same stepping stones as they are. The wealth…