Although muslims receive an excessive amount of hate, immigrant citizens do as well. According to Southern Poverty Law Center, “Anti-immigrant hate groups are the most extreme of the hundreds of nativists and vigilante groups that have proliferated since the late 1990s when anti-immigration xenophobia began to rise to levels not seen in the United States since the 1920s. New York Times stated “There are 11 million people living under the law.” Some will bring violence and some will continue to try and assimilate to american culture. There are some anti-immigrant groups that seem to promote white
Clearly, America has been shaped by the Scottsboro trials. Racism was shown to have a heavy impact on Americas history and has changed many lives in past and present years. Events like these, whether positive or negative, are what shapes America's
The Klan has a fairly high association with criminal activity, ranging from hate crimes to acts of domestic terrorism. The often conduct mass mailings, leafleting and the use of the internet to either gain members or spread hate. In the recent years the KKK was more violent than they ae now. The Ku Klux Klan often took violent means to express their dissatisfaction, resulting in numerous killings, lynching, and hate crimes against African-Americans.
Borowski’s This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen increases the horrors of the Holocaust by depicting an endless cycle of suffering caused by the victims, victimizing each another. Within Auschwitz, the differences between the victims and perpetrators were frequently blurred; the biggest difference was merely the way one suffered, as all the prisoners at concentration camps were victims. Some “lucky” victims were at less of a risk than others at the price of helping the Nazis, although for the fear of their own life they did not get much choice in the matter. In Borowski’s story, these prisoners were wealthy and referred to as “Canadians”; the Canadians were
For instance, Mrs. Polgreen writes, “Since 2003, the United Nations estimates that at least 300,000 civilians have been killed in Darfur” Basically, the arab african muslims don’t like the black african muslims, because of that the arab african muslims are killing the black african muslims in great amount of numbers. Moreover, other countries should help them because I don’t think people want to just see a culture or group of people being massacred for just having differences. Hence, other countries should get involved in countries business because they can’t just watch thousands of black african muslims killed. In addition, Mrs. Polgreen states, “This conflict pits black Africans against Arab Africans. (Both groups are Muslim.)...
One of the biggest issues in our country today is terrorism. Many Americans are surrounded by fear of potential attacks and many more have ideas and perceptions of Muslims rooted in their mind. Yet these thoughts play a major role in racism and islamophobia, thoughts that could contribute to more terrorism, and more harmful impacts on our Muslim brothers and sisters. Muslim communities have been under intense surveillance, mapping and identifying neighborhoods where many Muslims preside. Kamalakar Duvvuru, who teaches the New Testament in India, says, “In 2007 the Los Angeles Police Department [LAPD] launched an extensive mapping program to identify Muslim enclaves across the city.
Genocides are the mass killings of a certain group of people. The Holocaust is one of the largest genocides that the world has ever seen. Because society is not educated on these horrific events, genocides continue to take place. Society has moved forward in so many various forms of communication that there are numerous ways to convey the message of remembering a genocide. Jane Yolen 's novel, The Devil’s Arithmetic, more aptly conveys the message of remembering than Donna Deitch’s film adaptation as seen through dehumanization, boxcars, and a love interest.
“Negative views of refugees are tied to negative views about Muslims. In all 10 EU countries surveyed, people who have a more negative view of Muslims are also much more concerned about the threat of refugees to their country. For example, in the UK, 80% of those who have an unfavorable opinion of Muslims say refugees leaving Iraq and Syria are a major threat to their country. Most refugees in Europe come from nations that are predominantly Muslim.” (Poushter,2016) Communities were scared that these people were going to come and harm or terrorize their communities.”
“He leapt on me like a wild animal, hitting me in the chest, his blows growing more and more violent, until I was covered with blood”(Wiesel 60). This was just one of the times in Night where physical violence was used to take the life out of the Jews. They were constantly beaten, most of the time over insignificant reasons, because the Nazis did not want them to fight back. After this particular instance where Elie was beaten by Idek, Elie became significantly quieter in his protests against the Nazi officers. He would not go out of his way to help his fellow prisoners anymore.
The Rape of Berlin was a war crime; it was not a necessary evil. History books only tell us so much compared to what actually happens, they tend to leave out some topics because they just don’t have enough evidence. Therefore, not many people are familiar to topics such as rape during World War II. History concentrated so much on the soldiers and how they survived in the cold, that it forgets about the innocent people who are in the middle of all the chaos. The women and children who get assaulted and violated in a war which they didn’t sign up for.
/11 changed the way of American life. Many lives were lost due to the awful attack, but unfortunately many Arab and Muslim Americans had to pay for the cost. Post 9/11 is a continuous struggle for many Muslim Americans. Due to 9/11 many Muslims face discrimination, racial prejudice, and hate crimes. All throughout our history, hate crimes were targeted towards minority groups, such as: African Americans, Latinos, Italians, Irish, Germans, and Asians; today, hate crimes are targeted towards Muslims.
“9/11 changed America fundamentally, far more so than outsiders realized at the time. For Americans it genuinely was a new Pearl Harbour, an attack on the homeland that made them feel vulnerable for the first time in 60 years,” (Powell, 2003). The terrorist attacks of 9/11 affect America today because they instigated the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and the “War on Terror,” and led to an increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes. “Often referred to as 9/11, the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction, triggering major U.S. initiatives to combat terrorism and defining the presidency of George W. Bush,” (9/11, 2010). The most noticeable of these effects was the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.
In Behind the Backlash: Muslims Americans After 9/11, Lori Peek explains the post 9/11 backlash against Muslim communities in the United States. She did so by interviewing Muslim American men and women after the terrorist attacks over a time frame of two years, most of the sample being from New York and a small sample from Colorado. She found that individuals felt prejudice and discrimination before 2001 and ignorant stereotypes about Islam. However, they expressed that after 9/11 they felt more isolated, excluded, and fearful of hate crimes by their neighbors and experiences various forms of harassment. Expanding on what Peek found, in Humane Migration, Christine G.T Ho and James Loucky state, “In the aftermath of 9/11, a brutal attack was