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Eng Hw 04/23/2019

Eng Hw 04/23/2019

Joey Abely 4/11/2019 Eng-123 Dr. Drown Racism today In both cases regarding race each side seem to come an agreeance on the fact that they are not treated well. For an example on the Whiteness Project Alfredo a young white male who is registers culturally as hispanic says, “I identify as culturally Hispanic.. but what color am I? White, and I feel like I am treated that way sometimes…”. This is different in which Alfredo being white wants to be…

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UNE movement

UNE movement

Movement at UNE I am an undergraduate student at the University of New England Biddeford Maine campus. I absolutely love it here, but if I could change one thing it would definitely be to increase the number of colored students at the school. Now that might not be a “social habit” but with the university being 88% white and 12% black (roughly), according to a student in my class, I feel as though it could be useful and beneficial to…

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Will racism end?

Will racism end?

Joseph Abely Dr. Drown English 123 15 April 2019 Will Racism End? In both cases regarding race each side seem to come an agreeance on the fact that they are not treated well. For an example on the Whiteness Project Alfredo a young white male who is registers culturally as hispanic says, “I identify as culturally Hispanic.. but what color am I? White, and I feel like I am treated that way sometimes…”. This is different in which Alfredo being…

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ENG hw 4/11/19

ENG hw 4/11/19

Joey Abely 4/11/2019 Eng-123 Dr. Drown Racism today In both cases regarding race each side seem to come an agreeance on the fact that they are not treated well. For an example on the Whiteness Project Alfredo a young white male who is registers culturally as hispanic says, “I identify as culturally Hispanic.. but what color am I? White, and I feel like I am treated that way sometimes…”. This is different in which Alfredo being white wants to be…

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eng hw 4/9/19

eng hw 4/9/19

  To what degree do participants in the Whiteness Project and participants in the Blackness Project agree about the ways race figures in their lives? In what ways do they experience race in their lives? In both cases regarding race each side seem to come an agreeance on the fact that they are not treated well. For an example on the Whiteness Project Alfredo a young white male who is registers culturally as hispanic says,” I identify as culturally Hispanic…..

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Blackness Project informal draft

Blackness Project informal draft

What is the “deep story” of the people speaking in the Blackness Project film? What do the speakers in the film and the professionals of color interviewed in the New York Times piece want viewers to understand about their experience of being raced and how race – despite being an invented concept – nevertheless shapes their realities? The deep story of people speaking in the Blackness Project film is about how these individuals deal with and continue to deal with…

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HW due April 1

HW due April 1

There have been many experiences, many thoughts, and many different ideas revolving around the concept of race and the idealities of it. Famous american journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates knows all too well about racism. Coates grew up to a very race run family. His father was a member of the Black Panther Party and he grew up in Maryland. In 2015 Coates wrote his second book Between the World and Me which instantly became a bestseller due to the interesting nature…

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Hw 3/28/19

Hw 3/28/19

Joey Abely   What are the key beliefs in the Deep Story of the Right/Personal Protectionism? This is a right there question, asking you to summarize the Deep Story. “Trump adds a key proviso: restrict government help to real Americans. White men are counted in, but undocumented Mexicans and Muslims and Syrian refugees are out. Thus, Trump offers the blue-collar white men relief from a taker’s shame: If you make America great again, how can you not be proud? Trump…

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HW 3/20/19

HW 3/20/19

Joey Abely   To what degree has Hawaii’s intermarriage and neighborhood integration resulted in “ethnic and racial harmony” (251). Find, describe and explain the “materials to think with” that Olson uses to answer this question.     “ Interracial marriage is a cumulative process, so once an individual of mixed ancestry is born, all of that person’s descendants also will be mixed. As intermarriage continues in Hawaii-and already almost half of all marriages are between couples of different ethnicities-the number of people…

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4/20/19

4/20/19

What vision of the future have academics and scholars pinned on Hawaii’s high-rate of intermarriage? On what facts and hopes have they based this vision? In Olson’s view, how likely is their vision of a racially-mixed future to be accurate? Many people in Hawaii come from the island and have been there for generations and generations. But after much contact with people, tourists and ships, the island has gained so many nationalities. Olson also comments on the “beautifulness” of the…

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