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Annihilation of Native Americans

Annihilation of Native Americans

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Expert Author Dennis Shannon Murray

Annihilation of Native Americans
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Dennis_Shannon_Murray]Dennis Shannon Murray

In America today, there are many discussions about racism, diversity and cultures. Some believe we are a melting pot with blended families and everyone is treated equal. While others view our society as one of disparate treatment, inequities among the races and injustice and unfair treatment inflicted by the majority population towards minorities.

One culture of people that does not appear often in today’s headlines is the Native Americans. In my opinion, there is little discussion about their experience and their sacrifices...

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What Happened to the Black Kids?

What Happened to the Black Kids?

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What Happened to the Black Kids?
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Amy_Wachspress]Amy Wachspress

Have you ever noticed that there are almost no fantasy adventure books for children and young adults with Black characters in them? What happened to all the Black kids? Where are the Black heroes and heroines? Think about it. There are many excellent novels for young people with Black characters; however, they are almost all realistic stories that take place at the time the book was written or during a former, historic time period.

Scarred by centuries of invisibility and false information in nonfiction and negative portrayals in fiction, it is no wonder that writers from the Black community take full advantage of the novel format to teach ...

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