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Jane Elliott conducted a classroom experiment with children and another one with adults to address prejudice and discrimination. She made herself as the ringleader to separate people between eye colors. Jane would empower the dominant group based on either brown or blue eyes. The minority felt helpless due to the negative responses regarding their eye color. The children were easily influenced by Jane, but it took awhile for the adults to go along with her antics. “Leaders have vision and the ability to empower others to accomplish shared goals” (Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2018, para. 7). Though adults are older and experienced, a leader can influence them and change their views. Jane was the authority figure and stirring the conversation to state

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