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Introduction and thesis Brief summary Define terms Find something to argue aginst your thesis Thesis Institutional Racism White Savior There is racism in the education system Institutional racism is a pattern of social institutions — such as governmental organizations, schools, banks, and courts of law — giving negative treatment to a group of people based on their race. Institutional racism leads to inequality; sociologists use the concept to explain why some people face unequal treatment or occupy unequal statuses. One historic example of institutional racism is the barring of African-American students from attending certain public schools, which limited the students' educational opportunities and helped prevent them from achieving a status equal to that of others. Institutional racism need not involve intentional racial discrimination. For example, individual judges might intend to impose similar sentences for similar crimes; yet if Caucasian people tendto receive lighter punishments, plausibly institutional racism occurs.White Savior: White savior refers to western people going in to “fix” the problems of struggling nations or people of color without understanding their history, needs, or the region’s current state of affairs.The Principal and Teachers are not even giving the kids a chance it is only their freshman yearThe white boy in the class is the only one that wanted to learn and is trying to get out of the classShe is “tramatized” by the giant fight (she wasn’t used that type of enviroment)Her dad believes “she is waisting her talent on people who do not give give a damn abouther”Possible Quotes for Evidence:
“Most of the racism in schools today is not born out of intense hate and does not come from this place of wanting the worst for students of color,” he said. “It’s subtle.” -Jarrod Schwartz,“Institutional racism is frequently subtle, unintentional and invisible, but always potent,” they wrote. “Often, institutional racism involves complex and cumulative factors; for example, when many students of color, year after year, do not have access to fully credentialed teachers, high-quality curriculum materials and advanced courses.”-Terry Keleher and Tammy Johnsonof the Applied Research CenterPossible Soultions: The weeklong seminars—which are open to parents—can be tearful events, as teachers and administrators come to grips with their own racial issues, or recall their past livesas students, recounting to their peers what it was like to attend schools in an atmosphere of inequity. (Discuss whether this is effective and relate back to freedom writers)The film Freedom Writers a good representation of institutional racism, White Savior Work Cited alphabetize by author"Black Agenda Report." Public Education in America: A Pillar of Institutional Racism | Black Agenda Report. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2016.
"Racial Stereotypes - Freedom Writers." Freedom Writers. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov.

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