People Are People

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People are people
Autumn Heather Lundy
Concorde Career College
Friday, July 12, 2013
Prepared for MS Hill

Multicultural competence is the ability to appreciate, value, interact with and benefit from difference cultures. Cultures are group with a common outlook. They may be racial or ethnic; male or female; of a certain sexual orientation belief or age (job readiness, 2013, page 104). You will always see in this world multicultural competence because every judges everybody. Before I was born there was a lot of problems with diversity. People were not created equal and they were punished for what they looked like. We have a lot of history story when people wasn’t created equal. I am going to touch base on two of the stories that I thought you should think about.
The first story goes along with a women named Rosa Parks for standing up for what she believed in. The first four rows of seats on each Montgomery bus were reserved for whites. Buses had "colored" sections for black people generally in the rear of the bus, although blacks comprised more than 75% of the ridership. The sections were not fixed but were determined by placement of a movable sign. Black people could sit in the middle rows until the white section filled; if more whites needed seats, blacks were to move to seats in the rear, stand, or, if there was no room, leave the bus. Black people could not sit across the aisle in the same row as white people. On the day of December 1 1995 Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving her seat up for a white person to sit down. Then later that year the U.S civil right movement was pasted giving freedom to all people.

The next story happened around the same time as Rosa parks. This stories is a lot worse than the first story. Have you ever read the story about the Holocaust? During the first part of this extermination 1,500,000 Jews and other people were murdered by military groups which rounded them up and shot them. Gradually the emphasis changed to

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