What I’d like to world to read! For The September Project Done by: Bryan Chua Presbyterian High School Spreading poison : ...
Title of book <ul><li>The book that I read is titled ‘Spreading Poison, a book about racism and prejudice’ by John Langone...
About the book <ul><li>In America, there were many forms of racism and prejudice against many different people. </li></ul>...
About the book <ul><li>These people were discriminated for a variety of reasons but the main ones were the following: </li...
About the book <ul><li>The book also accounts for instances of gender discrimination where women were seen as the weaker s...
About the book <ul><li>There were also accounts of instances where homosexuals were discriminated. </li></ul><ul><li>They ...
About the book <ul><li>According to the book, the government also played a significant part in the discrimination of group...
About the book <ul><li>However, the main objective of the book is to educate people so that they may rid themselves of the...
About the book <ul><li>Can we all get along? – Rodney King </li></ul><ul><li>This is the question that we must ask ourselv...
Recommendations <ul><li>I honestly think that this book is very informative and it definitely has changed the way how I vi...
Last Words <ul><li>I commend the author for his vast knowledge about the subject and how he relates examples to it. </li><...
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  1. 1. What I’d like to world to read! For The September Project Done by: Bryan Chua Presbyterian High School Spreading poison : a book about racism and prejudice by John Langone Source: http://www.mclibrary.duke.edu/about/news/books1.gif
  2. 2. Title of book <ul><li>The book that I read is titled ‘Spreading Poison, a book about racism and prejudice’ by John Langone. </li></ul><ul><li>The book cites many concrete examples of instances where racism and prejudice were rampant in America and other parts of the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About the book <ul><li>In America, there were many forms of racism and prejudice against many different people. </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of the people who fell victims were African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics, Irish, Italians, Jews and Native Americans. </li></ul>Source: http://desertpeace.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/racism-ruins-lives-logo1.jpg
  4. 4. About the book <ul><li>These people were discriminated for a variety of reasons but the main ones were the following: </li></ul><ul><li>They looked different </li></ul><ul><li>Had different religious beliefs/practices </li></ul><ul><li>Associated with unclean diseases/practices </li></ul>Source: http://travel-industry.uptake.com/blog/files/2009/06/racism.jpg
  5. 5. About the book <ul><li>The book also accounts for instances of gender discrimination where women were seen as the weaker sex and were incapable of engaging in male-dominated jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>As a result, they were sexually harassed and even beaten. </li></ul>Source: http://grrrlzines.net/interviews/images/bunnies_sexism.jpg
  6. 6. About the book <ul><li>There were also accounts of instances where homosexuals were discriminated. </li></ul><ul><li>They were often shunned by others and were accused of being the ones responsible for the spreading of the AIDS virus. </li></ul>
  7. 7. About the book <ul><li>According to the book, the government also played a significant part in the discrimination of groups of people at one time or the other. </li></ul><ul><li>These people were often denied of job opportunities and deprived of certain rights. </li></ul>
  8. 8. About the book <ul><li>However, the main objective of the book is to educate people so that they may rid themselves of their stereotypical mindset. </li></ul><ul><li>By informing the people of the past impacts of racism and prejudice, they can realise that they may in reality be bigots themselves. </li></ul>Source: http://www.defensetech.org/archives/mind_control.gif
  9. 9. About the book <ul><li>Can we all get along? – Rodney King </li></ul><ul><li>This is the question that we must ask ourselves if we want to live in a world of peace. </li></ul>Source: http://sociologycompass.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/767px-no_sexism_racism_homophobia1.jpg
  10. 10. Recommendations <ul><li>I honestly think that this book is very informative and it definitely has changed the way how I view racism and prejudice. </li></ul><ul><li>I recommend this book to anyone doing a project related to racism and prejudice. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also recommended to people who want to set their mind straight towards a better world. </li></ul>Source: http://www.alphaprofit.com/Illustrations/ETFRecommendationsPhoto.jpg
  11. 11. Last Words <ul><li>I commend the author for his vast knowledge about the subject and how he relates examples to it. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope that everyone can get the opportunity to read this book and that people who do will benefit from it. </li></ul>
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