Crash Sociology

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Bryant Smith
February 7, 2012
Cultural Diversity
Crash Movie Paper

The movie Crash is a drama film that shows you several life experiences of different people living in Los Angeles. All the characters in the film are somehow inter-related to one another. A police detective who mother is strung out on drugs and has a brother who likes to kill, two car thieves, a white district attorney, a racist cop, a black Hollywood director, a full Persian descent father, and a Hispanic locksmith are all the characters in the film.
This film has some sociological problems that occur everyday in the United States. One of the problems in our society is institutional discrimination. Institutional discrimination refers to the unfair, indirect
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Instead he caroused his hands up her dress while the Hollywood director just stood there and watched disgustedly. I think that the racist cop didn’t intend to harass the couple but because of the phone call he had with an African American female insurance manager he decided to take his anger out on his job. This type of behavior is all over the world and needs to stop.
People who seem to be prejudice rarely have sympathy for other people because if they did they wouldn’t act shameful toward them. Prejudice refers to making a judgment or assumption about someone or something before having enough knowledge to be able to do so with guaranteed accuracy. A district attorney and his wife was car jacked by two African Americans and wanted to be safe from now own. So to hold their idea accountable they changed all the locks in their house with new ones. The Hispanic locksmith coincidentally was there to do perform the job. The district attorney wife busted out that she wanted to get the extra key sets from the worker because she had told herself that he would give the keys to his other Hispanic friends and they would break in the house. The district attorney tried to convince his wife that her assumption wouldn’t happen. He managed to leave the situation alone without telling the Hispanic what his wife ordered him to do. Nevertheless, the Hispanic worker without the district attorney telling him what his wife said returned the keys to the
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