This article featuring Denny’s turnaround from one of the most racist if not the most racist restaurant in America to an ethnically diversified restaurant is a classic example of prejudice and racial discrimination…
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In this restaurant, colored employees and customers alike, especially blacks are discriminated upon. In the higher echelon of the organization, it was predominantly composed of whites and blacks are non-existent. In the lower strata of the organization, black employees are insulted in front of its employees and are told to be grateful for having a job. The word “N”, them and those kind of people were also commonly used. Black customers are equally discriminated. There was an instance where the restaurant became an icon of racial discrimination overnight when it made to wait six black secret service agents while the others were promptly serves. Also, hen there are a significant number of black people coming into the restaurant, part of its old ritual was to routinely close shop calling it a “blackout”. This racism was primarily brought about by the homogeneity of Denny’s Executive Leadership where it is solely composed of “whites” where it is consider as the in-group while the blacks were considered as out-group or the outcast and as such, not entitled to privileges and is discriminated upon. Also, the tendency of the mores of the locality where the restaurant is located to influence the norm of the restaurant to be equally bigoted against employees and restaurant.
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Just like in any great love story, the lovers should undergo a number of hindrances and tensions before ending it on a happy note. Elizabeth’s pride overshadows her take on Darcy and misjudges him poorly on first impression while latter’s prejudice on the Elizabeth’s poor ranking on the social ladder shades the many good virtues Elizabeth has.
Several measures of implicit prejudice are either indirect or concealed behavioral manifestations of prejudice, such as eye contact, linguistic biases, or non-verbal behaviors which may be subject to deliberate control though typically would not be. Some are actually implicit measures of regular physiological or cognitive responses that cannot be deliberately controlled.
Therefore, creating, encouraging and supporting egalitarianism and human rights rest on accepting how individuals create wisdom and put on these ideas in their daily lives. Organizational disparities encompass society, and draw against changes in societal class, civilization and socioeconomic groups.
Prejudice from the point of view of prejudiced is almost opposite to the prejudice from victims' perspective. Prejudice as a response to perceived social disadvantage could be different and more destructive. It gives way to intergroup emotions and might lead to unforeseen complications, if timely handling is unavailable.
In my honest opinion it is not possible to measure prejudice from the sociological point or scientifically since there are no tests that are science related to do so. The levels of prejudice are determined by our cultural background since they
From the onset I would proceed with the thesis that on the one hand and in certain set of circumstances I am the perpetrator of prejudice and on the other hand and in certain other set of circumstances I am the victim of the same prejudice.
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