The Color Of Fear Analysis

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Five weeks into the semester and we have had many intriguing discussions. The Color of fear was a fascinating documentary that could take place in our society today. The race has always been at the forefront of our society for generations. Understanding how race, impact our lives is just as important in understanding how it impacts the lives of others. Our experience is valuable and when we are able to share them with others it allows us the opportunities to create dialog, that hopefully lets those who are in power and have privilege because of race, gender, wealth’s etc. to hopefully be more empathetic. I once read a quote from W.E.B. Du Bois that said, “A system cannot fail those it was never meant to protect.” As a person of color is easy …show more content…

When and where in society as individuals do, our humanity allows us to move forward and realize as people we are more alike than we will ever be different. Without the labels and position culture, race, gender, biologically speaking are one in the same. One a social level in order to combat discrimination of any sort. Those who are in power must first align their eves with those who are not. People of privilege “white privilege” must stand up against the injustices of the world and in order to do so we need to speak up when wrong is being done we need to continuously have a dialog because there are many “David’s” in the world. Only through communication and education will we only begin to work towards change for the betterment of mankind. I am curious to see what a conversion such as the one that took place in the movie would be like if it was done with the woman. I would consider myself to be a very socially aware person but this class so far has been a way for me to understand how others see the world as well as expanding my awareness of the many types of social injustices that happen daily and the types of people they affect every

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