Category Archives: Class Discussion Extension

Sports in the South

Playing in the Southeastern conference allows us to travel to many different states across the deep south.  Some schools such as Mississippi and Arkansas have been eye opening to the type of fans we have played against.  There have been racial slurs towards our black and hispanic players that I have never been around before […] Continue reading

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Spring Break

Monday’s discussion about Spring Break really sparked my interest.  I have never been able to go on a spring break because of sports but I have had many friends who have experienced a college spring break.  When it comes to white males and females behavior on spring break, I believe they act like they do […] Continue reading

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Corporal Punishment

I have a question about corporal punishment and race. I was spanked as a kid while many of my friends now were not. I have told them stories about my family’s discipline and have gotten reaction of shock. These reactions have made me think about whether I will spank my kids in the future. Is […] Continue reading

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Do you know what that is? It’s called “white privilege” …

White people … do you notice the white privilege that surrounds you everyday? Thanks to your parents and ancestry, your white skin has given you superiority unlike none other. If you don’t believe me .. take the quiz copied below. If you can say YES for most of the questions .. YOU HAVE WHITE PRIVILEGE. […] Continue reading

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Blame the Family …..

Whose to blame when someone does not “succeed” in life? Do we blame the White man? Do we point the finger at the school system or the judicial/criminal court system? While many institutions serve as obstacles for many disenfranchised minorities, what about putting some of the blame on the family! We have a whole generation […] Continue reading

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White women REALLY want to be black!!!!

I read an article three weeks ago written by “an angry black woman” entitled The Truth About White Women. She claims that white women really want to be black women. That is why they get their skin tanned (darker skin is believed to be more attractive), spend money on lip injections (fuller lips are believed […] Continue reading

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Token

Today’s lecture in preparation for Monday’s final lecture brought up the interesting topic of race and its place in the media. I am aware that television shows do certain things or portray certain people in order to provide comic relief and improve ratings but is it alright to condone racism or promote stereotypes in order […] Continue reading

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