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Malcolm X and “Who Taught you to hate yourself? Video

This video is relevant to our class since we talked about Malcolm X starting out as a racist, then moving more to inspiring the African Americans to segregate themselves, not because they were inferior, but because until they became proud of who they were, they were not going to fight for change. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRSgUTWffMQ Advertisements

King – Transformation from Conservative, Moderate, to Liberal

Is King a conservative, moderate or liberal? Martin Luther King’s life evolved from 1956 to 1968 from a conservative to a moderate, then finally to a liberal. However, the philosophy he continually preached was of “nonviolent resistance.” (12) Even though the basic message remained the same, the manner in which he delivered it certainly changed. … Continue reading

“The Power of Nonviolence”

Essay three entitled The Power of Nonviolence is perhaps the most historic of the first five essays, as its targeted audience was college students, and its message was one of nonviolence. King was invited to speak at a conference at the University of California on June 4, 1957 by the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) … Continue reading

Nature of Racism

What does Thomas Sugrue’s Sweet Land of Liberty tell us about the nature of racism? The nature of racism can be best described as the self-interest of a group of people exceeding the best interest of another group of people. The black community is often noted as the most deeply hurt group of people due … Continue reading

Malcolm X

Keeping X’s advice in mind, how would you assess the changes in his attitudes towards white people over the course of his entire life. When Malcolm Little was born his family was assaulted physically and verbally by the white man. Malcolm’s father was murdered by white people when Malcolm was only a child. The treatment … Continue reading

Does Wal-Mart’s Pick Up Today raise the bar?

Wal-Mart is rolling out its new service for online shoppers across the country. But is it better than what competitors offer? http://money.msn.com/saving-money-tips/post.aspx?post=4c155c62-723f-460a-910c-7ba4db5a62be&GT1=33009

Conservatism in Mainstream America

Conservative ideas moved into main stream America by the end of the century through religious organizations, corporate indoctrination, public education, and the grass roots white collar middle class workers.  Using these avenues to proclaim the ideas of free market versus social welfare programs, main stream America became the center of the political agenda of Conservatism. … Continue reading

News Cast Black Population dropping in big cities

The news cast linked below is relevant to our class as it discusses the decisions African Americans are making to move out of the inner cities and move to the suburbs in hopes of finding a better life. It also references how many African Americans are moving from the north to the south which is … Continue reading

Conservatism Rough Draft

Conservatism paper VERY Rough Draft! When thinking about conservatism and realizing it is generally assumed that it will have respect for traditional institutions and will generally take things more slowly as they will distrust the government, it is clear to me that the conservative class has not been bamboozled but rather makes decisions based on … Continue reading

Dr. Rees’s book review on Moreton.

Dr. Rees wrote an excellent review of Morton’s Wal-Mart book which was posted on the following link in 2009. http://walmartwatch.org/blog/archives/guest-book-review-to-serve-god-and-wal-mart-by-bethany-moreton/ If you can’t get there type in Guest Book Review: To Serve God and Wal-Mart, by Bethany Moreton.