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Sharon Slater
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Roe v. Wade
“It is horrific even to think that there are children, victims of abortion, who will never see the light of day,” states Pope Francis. The relationship between religion, morality, and abortion has always been one that interested me. Back when I was a freshm...
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African-American Women and their Place in Hollywood
The lecture from Dr. Palmer and the articles that we read about African-American women and their place in Hollywood really opened my eyes to a certain racism that I never thought too deeply about.  The entertaining world seems to be a very judgmental place,...
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African American Women in Hollywood
The lecture from Dr. Palmer and the articles that we read about African-American women and their place in Hollywood really opened my eyes to a certain racism that I never thought too deeply about.  The entertaining world seems to be a very judgmental place,...
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Minority actresses in Hollywood
Hollywood has recently been exposed for the many discriminatory issues that have been happening there for decades. Most of these issues (like the many cases of sexual harassment or lack of female and minority award winners and nominees) have sparked movemen...
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Whitewashing in Hollywood
Race in media has always been a sort of interesting topic because of the nuances of storytelling and popularized culture of art within Hollywood. As Dr. Palmer mentioned in class, the industry is filled with very specific roles cut out for very specific peo...
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African American Women in Hollywood
After reading three different articles on the topic of black women in hollywood from 1991, 2013, and finally 2017, it was apparent that not much progress had been made in this issue. All three of these articles were saying the same thing, even though the ga...
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As I was unable to attend the lecture on Monday night, I read two articles that Mr. Robertson had based his presentation on. The first one being mostly statistics on women in the workplace and how evaluations by their superiors inhibit their success in prom...
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A look at the Shakers
By Akosua Going into the talk, I had never really heard anything about
the Shaker women; even in regards to the furniture, I had no idea that they
essentially had a patent on a certain chair. So I suppose that was a sort of
advantage for me, not knowing any...
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