The story “Deportation at Breakfast” opens with a man, who we never learn the name of, entering a small restaurant early in the morning. He is new to this place called Clara’s and notices that only two tables are occupied. He sits at the counter and orders an omelet from the only person who seems to be working who is a man named Javier. While Javier is making the food, there are some policemen who come in and arrest him and take him out to their car. The man’s food is still on the grill so they start to burn. He looks and calls for another employee, but sees none and the only other people in the building do not seem to have noticed Javier’s arrest. He decides to finish cooking his own breakfast and while he is doing this a couple of the people from one of the tables comes to the counter to pay. The man asks what they had and they are surprised that he does not remember their order so they do not even realize that it is not the same person they ordered from originally. Once they have paid, he goes back to finishing cooking his food and is about to sit down to eat when a group of six new people come in. They ask if they can put together some tables and order six …show more content…
None of the people at the tables even realized that the man taking their money was not the same man who took their orders. They did not even acknowledge the police coming in and arresting Javier. The man who ends up taking their money and working the restaurant for the rest of the day never wonders about how this will affect Javier’s life. He never thinks about whether Javier had a family that was depending on the money from that job or not. He is simply concerned about getting his food and eating. He only does something for others when directly confronted by another person. Likewise, these other people are too concerned with their own lives to notice what has happened to
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He have showed compassion towards the little girls. Based on my experience, I once have seen this group of people was crowding around this blind girl who fell in the water and no one even seems to be running to help her. Suddenly, there’s this man who hurriedly jumped into the water and help her. Other people who just stand there and watch have the ability to help someone yet they did not show any compassion. On the other hand, the guy with no hesitation jumped into the water to save the girl.
In his speech, he states, “ It is so much easier to look away from victims. It is so much easier to avoid such rude interruptions to our work, our dreams, our hopes. It is, after all, awkward, troublesome, to be involved in another person's pain and despair.” (“The Perils of Indifference”). Looking the other way has been something others have become accustomed to do.
The 19th century was, by every definition of the word, a simultaneously onerous and distressing time in Europe. Empires and regimes collapsed like dominos, one after the other. Mass famine, caused by factors as extensive and diverse as severe climate abnormalities to colossal, all-out wars, led to the suffering and death of many. With farmers no longer financially independent, poverty reared its ugly head. The utter lack of any kind of political or religious freedom was widely conspicuous.
Woman who are targeted because of their skin color or because they are immigrants coming into a country like America, in hopes of finding better, attempt to prosper in a cold world that values dirt more than they value them. Excluding women from certain health care facilities because they hold a green card, neglects them from being allowed the same equal rights as any citizen in the United States would have, is what especially hits hard for me. While reading “Invisible Immigrants” by Michelle Chen in the Reproduction and Society book, I was made aware of the drastic measures some women are forced to take in order to accommodate their health but I was also able to open my eyes and see what my reality could have been like had I not become a United
As the crow flew across the sky, I felt a thick breeze of wind hit me in the face, I heard several voices talking a language I'd never heard before. I was born in southern Europe, and everyone around me was just another figure. I saw men, women, and tiny children, looking like they had been starving for quite some time. I, however did not look much different, but I guess it is the thought of more people starving than just myself. I am 14 years old, I was born in 1877, my parents have been separated from me, and my little brother just died.
Mr. Díaz was given a problem where he had to weigh the good and the bad a make an ethical decision. In this case, he chose to break into someone’s home and get back what belonged to him. additionally, Mr. Díaz writes “It took me two days to return the money to my mother. The truth was I was seriously considering keeping it. I’d never had that much money and who in those days didn’t want a Colecovision?
Immigration Like Jan Brewer once said,”We cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it, everything from the crime and to the drugs and the kidnappings and the extortion and the beheadings and the fact that people can 't feel safe in their community. It 's wrong! It 's wrong!” , immigration should not be allowed. Why can’t we tolerate immigration?
Opening- Society today are setting some kids up for the prison system and some other up other kids for the education system Talk about school and prison: Prison a place where most of us never want to go. It's a horrible place filled with criminals from the worst kind to the petty criminal's. School what can you say about school it's full of bullies, homework, annoying teachers, raging hormones and worst of all cooties. Statists of race going to Prison: Did you know 1 in every 15 African American men and 1 in every 36 Hispanic men are incarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 106 white men.
The United States has been a place of hopes and dreams for many people trapped by poverty, famine, and political instability in their homelands. They have migrated to the New World to find equality, freedom, and opportunity which could not be found in their home countries. From the arrival of the earliest settlers to colonize America in the seventeenth century, the land has been receiving people from all over the world, looking for a decent life for themselves and their families. They believed that America would grant them a comfortable life and a certain future. Immigrants entered the United States through several ports.
Assimilation has a major impact on America and its history. Assimilation is a very controversial topic as many people have different opinions and beliefs about it. The reason people have so many different opinions and beliefs is because assimilation impacts America in so many different ways and happens for so many different reasons. I personally believe assimilation is both good and bad depending on what aspect you 're looking at and how the assimilation is happening. Assimilation can be seen in both the past and present, whether it is forced or happens willingly/naturally.
An immigrant family wants the best for everyone lives, however moving to a new country brings struggles. There struggles include finding a home, a good paying job, avoiding to be deported, being separated ,and continuing their education. Immigrants expect a better life because their old home and country did have much benefits as the new country gives them. The advantage of an immigrant family is family values which tends them to be closer. Disadvantages of an immigrant family are the struggles that were first mentioned and including that they face other people calling them a threat.
For the Discussion Assignment of this week, I chose the Haitian story "Ghosts" by Edwidge Danticat. I chose this story because it shook me a little. It tells about the poor conditions of Haitian slums such as Bel Air in Port-au-Prince, "the Baghdad of Haiti" (Danticat, 2008, p. 1), and in particular the disadvantaged life of Pascal Dorien, a young boy from a good family who wanted to report the rude situation of his neighborhood by becoming a radio journalist. Unfortunately, the tough criminal situation in there, melted with the daily routine of his parents ' restaurant, where local gang bosses used to chill, dragged him in a vicious circle. He has been charged with several crimes unfairly and then released.
Then you do one thing and it makes them realize there is still good in the world. That is why I think it is amazing to help anyone you can no matter who they are.