Prejudice & Discrimination

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Master of Everything RS Mind Map on Prejudice & Discrimination, created by Grace Pulling on 05/12/2013.

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Prejudice & Discrimination
1 Definitions
1.1 Prejudice - Believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them
1.2 Discrimination - This means to act on the basis of prejudice
1.3 Racism - The belief that some races are superior to others.
1.4 Stereotyping - A generalised and simplistic mental idea of a group which is usually negative
1.5 Scapegoat - To blame things that go wrong on a particular person or group
2 Types of Discrimination:
2.1 Descrimination against disabled people
2.2 Rascism
2.3 Sexism
2.4 Ageism
2.5 Homophobia
2.6 Anti-semitism (against Jews)
2.7 Xenophobia (against foreigners)
2.8 Islamaphobia (against Muslims)
3 Martin Luther King
3.1 Leader of Montgomery Bus Boycott
3.1.1 This resulted in the outlaw of racial discrimination on intra-state buses.
3.2 Used non-violence to fight for what he believed in
3.3 Opposed Vietnam War
3.4 Campaigned for the poor - both black and some white people
3.5 When the civil rights movement was gaining ground, King would lead protests to develop interest among nation.
3.5.1 Lead Marches
3.5.1.1 Had patience for many years
3.6 He was elected President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
3.6.1 He began to help other communities when leading protests to fight against racial descrimination and injustice.
3.7 In Birmingham (Alabama) they were having a massive protest for fair hiring practices and the desegregation of department store facilities.
3.7.1 Police responded violently to the march but King proceeded to lead the protest without violence
3.8 When 200,000 people gathered at the Lincon Memorial in 1963 for the 'I have a dream speech'
3.8.1 He pushed the idea that non violence resistance was the most powerful weapon available.
3.9 King became challenged and publicly derided
3.9.1 He failed in his drive against racial discrimination in Chicago
3.9.1.1 He had made no progress in his battle against desegregation in public parks in Albany.
3.9.2 In the southern states, he looked for support from janitors, hospital workers, and pacifist intellectuals but he was unsuccessful.

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