Race Essay Topics

Raymond’s Run

Everyone has dreams, everyone had desires, but sometimes these can make it hard to think of someone besides one’s self. Sometimes these dreams and desires can fill the heart, making it nearly impossible to even consider the needs of others. For most people, it can be hard to put others first, but in the end,… View Article

H.G. Wells’ View of Race

In the assigned reading about and by H. G. Wells there is little to indicate that he is a racist. In the two short stories Wells has the narrator refer to African natives as “heathens” in “Aepyornis Islands and as “niggers” in “Jimmy Goggles the God. ” Likewise in the assigned sections of the of… View Article

From a Game of Polo with a Headless Goat Notes

Form/ Text type & Purpose: Travel writing, to inform the reader of unknown tradition and concepts and introducing various issues. Levine chooses to explore this using sports and other traditional forms of entertainment. Audience: Emma Levine does not specify her targeted audience although she hopes to appeal to travelers. Not only does she write to… View Article

Race or color

“To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow”. This famous observation of William Faulkner sums up the present attitude of the people towards discrimination based on color. It is hard to believe that a few decades earlier, unimaginable… View Article

Environmental Racism: Take Out the Race

The best way to avoid environmental racism is to avoid the subject of race at all costs. Race should never be the subject of any discussion about vital decisions regarding humanity, because when race becomes a focal point, then the discussion automatically becomes racist. The best way to avoid racism in general, including environmental racism,… View Article

A Class Divided: the Effect of Discrimination in One Life

The most interesting part of A Class Divided is when the students were tested on their knowledge on the days of when they had to wear the collar and when they had it off. The test scores were higher when the collars were removed. It is amazing that discrimination can mentally affect someone academically. Discrimination… View Article

Ceremony- Rewrite

Tradition is the illusion of permanence. It defines who people are and gives them a place in their community; it is an expression of belonging and individuality at the same time. In Ceremony, Leslie Marmon Silko exposes throughout the novel many Native American characters. Some follow the traditions and others are ashamed of them. Silko… View Article

Our Poor Reading Culture

One of the cruel jokes that are often made at the expense of the black man is that, if you want to hide something from him, simply put it inside a book. The idea is that, he does not have the habit of reading for pleasure and knowledge and as such is not likely to… View Article

Benefits/Oppressions of Culturally Diverse Populations

The history and theories of counseling and psychology have both benefited and oppressed culturally diverse populations. It is common knowledge that the founding fathers of counseling were all white males of the socioeconomic status of middle to upper class. Therefore, the majority of theories are rooted in research and evidence that assists this particular group…. View Article

The Sixth Challenge of Vision 2020

The sixth challenge of vision 2020 is to form a scientific –oriented and progressive society. A scientific, oriented and progressive society is a society that is fully inventive and creative, forward-looking, optimism, generous and provides a technological civilization in the future. The reason why I think the sixth challenge cannot be met because of the… View Article

Apush 1989 Dbq

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois offered different strategies for dealing with the problems of poverty and discrimination faced by Black Americans at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. Using the documents and your knowledge of the period 1877-1915, assess the appropriateness of each of these strategies in… View Article

Diversity: Culture and Physical Qualities

1. What is diversity? Why is diversity valued? Diversity is the condition of being different. For example: culture, race, education, religion, experiences, gender, physical qualities, sexual orientation, etc. Diversity is valued because it enriches us with its multiplicity of opinion and ecperience. Nobody is completely the same, our differences and diversities can lead to growth… View Article

The Racial Divide Among Monoracial and Biracial Americans

While the main purpose of racial segregation is to separate humans into racial groups in daily life, the aim of American racial segregation holds a deeper meaning that is still thriving in modern America. The long time segregation between black and white America which divided the two groups based primarily in regards to skin color… View Article

Diversity Worksheet

1. What is diversity? Why is diversity valued? I have learned that diversity has various different definitions but I will only focus on the Webster’s Dictionary meaning. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, diversity is “the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: Variety; especially: the inclusion of different types of people (as people… View Article

Defining Race and Ethnicity

What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you? Why are these concepts important to United States society? Race is usually defined by the color of a person’s skin such as black, or white. These words are used very frequently. Ethnicity is a more proper way to define us as people and usually refers… View Article

Racial Discrimination

Racism and Discrimination are represented in the short story “Country Lovers” and the poem “What It’s like to be a Black Girl”. Both the short story and this poem have a main character which is protagonist black female. Both of the women deal with discrimination because of their race. Racism is something that we see,… View Article

Othello and Race

In Shakespeare’s literary creation “Othello,” the protagonist, Othello, is a high ranking black soldier in a community of white people. Though he had gained his high marks by sheer perseverance and dedication, as it is in the old times, there are the people’s doubts. He was, after all, still a black man. Shakespeare, through this… View Article

One word essay: Harmony

Confucius once said “Let the states of equilibrium and Harmony exist in perfection, and a happy order will prevail throughout heaven and earth, and all things will be nourished and flourish.” Harmony is defined as the state of being in agreement or concord. Singapore is a bustling metropolis and a multi-racial society, where people of… View Article

Crime is Predominantly an Intra-Racial Event

Introduction: Society has this perception that it is other races why crime occurs. Some people blame these crimes on black-on-black crimes, or Hispanics-on-Hispanics crimes. Being that crime seems to be predominantly an intra-racial event involving victims and offenders of the same race; will this type of destruction ever come to an end? While interviewing two… View Article

City Road Essay

In your own words, define difference and inequality, and provide an example of each on City Road. This essay serves to define difference and inequality and provide an example of each within City Road, situated in Cardiff. It is clear that within city road, many differences are apparent, between the people that live and work… View Article

Race by the Numbers

In his article, “Race by the Numbers”, Orlando Patterson argued about the misinterpretation of the census results and that this misinformation is having negative effects on the perspective of the people. The misinterpreted part of the census, according to Patterson, was the idea that the population of the Whites is becoming the minority in many… View Article

Reflections on the Black Race

That the issue of Obama’s racial background is much talked about in terms of his fitness for the US presidency only proves this: that we Americans have a long way to go in our pursuit of adherence to the ideals of our declaration of independence. After all the document held the fundamental equality of people,… View Article

DBQ Immigration

Prompt: For the years 1880 to 1925, analyze both the tensions surrounding the issue of immigration and the United States government’s response to these tensions. Thesis: Tensions were mainly due to racism and unsatisfied workers that felt that immigrants were taking over the American work environment and politics led to increasingly stricter government regulations on… View Article

Religious and Ethnic Groups Paper

There is a lot of diversity when it comes to religion and race, mostly because of the lack of understanding each of them. If we take the time to learn a little bit about them I think that it will open our eyes and let us be more accepting of whom they are. Although there… View Article

Heritage Countee Cullen

“What is Africa to me?” (Cullen, Line 10). Heritage is an African American poem by Countee Cullen that was written during the Harlem Renaissance. Cullen was born in a primarily white upbringing; therefore he had no experience in African culture or heritage and was confused. His African heritage concerns him; yet, because he must adapt… View Article

Rizal’s Visit to the United States

April 28, 1888 He saw the discriminatory treatment of the Chinese and the Negros by the white Americans “The Streamer Belgic” Name of Rizal’s – The name of the Ship docked at San Francisco Saturday morning. 2 agencies that certified Belgic are free from cholera epidemic The America consul of Japan the British government of… View Article

Annual Sports Day

The 16th Dec is the founation day of my school and besides other annual co-curricular events like the magic show, fun fair, annual sports day is the event that students wait for anxiously . This event develops competitiveness, sports man spirit and team work among the students. They are full of joy on this day…. View Article

Advocacy for Diverse Clientele

Dealing with the everyday hustle and bustle that life throws at them. African-American women continue to rise above and stand out while doing so. They have been labeled as different, from their parenting style down to their style of dress. These women have also been ridiculed, labeled in a negative manner, and even mistreated. For… View Article

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat

Eating disorders are a world-wide problem. There are many types of eating disorders. There are programs out there to help people with eating disorders. With so many types we must understand the differences by looking at each type, how it affects teenagers, and what influence the media has on this issue. Eating disorders come in… View Article

To Kill A Mockingbird Reader Response

Harper Lee’s book, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” is, in my opinion, a book with a diverse collection of messages, skillfully woven into an interesting and engaging story. It seems to me, though, that the book is very focused on symbolism. The symbol of mockingbirds is reoccurring in the book. It appears in the title, it… View Article