The World Of Color, By Theu.s Marshals

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The U.S Marshals They’re faceless, while protecting her but they also box her in. The depiction of the guards, visually frame her and defines her space, just as they do conceptually. Conceptually, the American society consists of a multitude of advantages that are viewed as “the way it is”, unconsciously, oppressing the minorities in ways consisting in areas of opportunity: education, housing and jobs. Society has a subtle way of selling the “American Dream”: getting a chance so unique, that it only exists in a single country. Dreams are not limited; freedom, success, opportunity, perseverance, equality, justice, and safety for all. Growing up, in the world of color, it is extremely rare to exceed the social barrier when it comes to …show more content…

My mother on the other hand, received her bachelors (equivalent to associate degree) from the University of Guyana in teacher education. Nobody, like my grandmother was advocate for higher education. She always say in her little accent “Gyal, there ain’t nothing like dem books!” The public education availability in the United States, in my family eyes was a way to achieve your goals in life. But, my parents were very transparent of how hard it would be for someone with color of my skin. As a little girl, my family tried in any way they could to shelter us from all the prejudices of the world. They taught me to set my limits beyond the moon, surpass the sun, because there was no abolishment in learning, in accumulating as much knowledge as one can get. But, they also instilled that whatever I wanted in life I would have to earn it and it wasn 't going to be easy; I would have to fight the battle, and rise above the standards that were branded upon me. The stereotypical views that are associated with being from Brooklyn are linked to aspects of poverty. People who live in poverty rarely have ways of getting what they need done; or they become reliant on government handouts, drug dealers on almost every corner, crimes or any other stereotypical images that are depicted in Spike

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