They thought the confederate flag was banned because they found it offensive. because the government didn’t like it because they thought it was a rebel banner and didn’t want it to start anything with anyone else so they banned it so there was no problem with anyone else or anything else. Also because people want it to be back up because some people don’t like it down or banned. Another reason they outlawed the flag is because it wasn’t showing any respect for people that fought in a war and got no respect for people that died. Also, people want to have it down because there was starting to be fights about the discussion of the flag being banned or being back up.
Another reason Tejanos were insulted was scholarly historians made them look like the enemy in their writings. For example, Richard Flores said that the social relationship between Anglos and Mexicans were “segregated and prejudicial at the Alamo. He believes that this why Mexican Americans are excluded from Texas history. Richard Flores writes an experience he remembers. After his teacher was done lecturing about
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This starts simply with their suppression of instincts. First, they control they hate instinct through what they call Two Minutes Hate. The government endorses hate toward war enemies, so the population doesn’t turn their hatred into rebellion. Sex instinct is also suppressed, for the sake of controlling the primal instincts of people. Instincts and thoughts are only allowed if they work to the Party’s advantage.
For example, you do not let your children play with Hispanics because they are vulgar but instead, you allow them to play with Europeans because they are more civilized. You refuse to employ an African because you falsely accuse him of being lazy and you employ a German who you believe is a restless workaholic. You panic and get afraid whenever you see a Muslim as you for your false belief that he is a dangerous terrorist so you decide to humiliate him for another, unrelated people’s actions. The reason behind all these irrational decisions is stereotyping. Stereotyping is mostly caused by the formation of a person’s comfort zone.
The government has a policy of terminating Indian reservations and the people to be relocated to urban areas. Indians disliked this because they were being forced to change and somewhat forget their culture. Children were banned from speaking their native tongue
This results in him feeling stupid and angry. He felt as though he was not respected and just wanted to be treated the same way anyone else would be treated. Rather than test Miah, the school administrator’s were quick to assume that he was stupid and deserved to be in a remedial history class. An injustice was served when his identity was taken
The issue presented in this selection shows that Gaby Rodriguez is sick and tired of being expected that she will be a mother just like her mother and her older siblings. She was in honor classes and wanted to be the first of her family to go to college, everyone expected her to drop out of high school and not gradate unlike some Latina’s who would oppose the statistics by just doing well in school. She decided to fake her own pregnancy to get reactions and understand the stereotypes and what pregnant teens have to face. 2. Based on the information presented in this selection, do you feel this is an accurate account of the issue?
For example this quote “Mexican Americans or Afro- Americans were considered dangerous radicals while law- abiding citizens to drop their cultural baggage at the border.” explains that when natives they drop all their ethics and traits to fit in. Image is everything early on, but not fitting into the community again is hard. The author also writes to persuade readers that that she is a true Latina, because she tries to take spanish lessons. Mexican Americans are also seen as people with little education and poor.
This film were Whites and Chicano students separate from each other meaning that the whites students don 't want to be around the Mexicans students and the Mexicans students didn 't want to be around the whites students either. Making an illusion of race and ethnicity that whites are superior than Mexicans which through the movies Whites called Mexicans "Taco sellers" in a putdown way. The film showed how Chicano students were fed up with the discrimination they were facing in school and how they organized to fight for their equal rights in school. Yet the white students also organized to try unorganized the Chicano students. There were two scenes were the whites tried to put fear in the Chicano students when first they exploded a Chicano car while in a meeting.
After reading “A Different Mirror” by Ronald Takaki, Chapter 6 of “Chicana and Chicano Art” by Carlos Jackson, and Surveillance by Ashaki M. Jackson, I learned about how collectively minorities face oppression based on their race and how even through all the adversity they faced they still considered themselves to be American although others did not consider them to be. In the beginning of “A Different Mirror”, it describes how the end of WWII sparked a fire for minorities desire to be considered first class citizens such as white americans. Throughout the readings I also learned about how and why many minorities migrated to America. All in all this week's readings really opened my eyes, from the powerful poems in Surveillance to how chicano art has been publicly
The film Blackboard Jungle, written and directed by Richard Brooks, depicts the reality of the desegregated all male school, North Manual Trades High School. In this film Richard Dadier receives a job as a teacher and through the film he attempts to bring order and learning in to the classroom. The two main students in this film are Artie West and Gregory Miller. Artie West is white and is portrayed as the antagonist in the film because of his complete disregard of authority. In contrast, Miller is black and is initially defiant but in the end he agrees to Dadier terms.
Community cultural wealth is something I had never heard of before this reading. What is community cultural wealth? According to the reading it is described as "an array of knowledge, skills, abilities, and contacts possessed and utilized by Communities of Color to survive and resist macro and micro-forms of oppression. " The reading has started to open my eyes to issues and struggles within schools that I hadn't thought about before. For example, because of overgeneralizations in society about people of color and their backgrounds, there are educators who demonstrate this deficient ideology in their classroom.
Always Running Final Paper Today it isn’t difficult for a Chicanx or other minority to get a degree or create a prosperous life for themselves through hard work, but back in the mid-1900s, that was not the case. The American Southwest in the mid-1900s was not the most inviting or friendliest place for Mexicans and Chicanos. Many were born into extreme poverty or already came impoverished, many were degraded and sometimes dehumanized by racism, and many felt like they did not belong in the land of the free. Often times, young Mexicans and Chicanos had no choice. They had to resort to roaming the streets, doing drugs, committing crimes, and joining gangs in order to feel like they belonged and to give meaning to their lives.
The Chicano movement was formed by mexican-americans. They influenced the Chicano culture and Chicano artistic expression by giving it the power to find themselves and express. The Chicano culture allowed them to know about themselves. It can be different than other U.S cultures and can be under estimated. The Chicano artistic expression allows people to express themselves.