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My views on the Miss America racist remarks.

My views on the Miss America racist remarks.

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What's wrong with this picture? What's wrong with this picture? Presentation Transcript

  • What’s wrong with this picture?
  • *Lucas Jackson/Reuters
  • “A lot of people were upset that an Indian American woman won the Miss America pageant” *Buzzfeed
  • Here are some of the comments on Twitter
  • Unfortunately, there are a whole load more…
  • When we reject people based on their skin color,
  • When we reject people based on their skin color, gender,
  • When we reject people based on their skin color, gender, sexual preference,
  • When we reject people based on their skin color, gender, sexual preference, nationality…
  • …it erects barriers between us
  • At a fundamental level, this is what leads to most of the problems we face in the world:
  • At a fundamental level, this is what leads to most of the problems we face in the world: hate, violence, wars
  • Gandhi said:
  • Gandhi said: “Be the change you want to see in this world”
  • Treat others the way you would like to be treated
  • Keep this universal principle in mind whenever communicate
  • Let us not judge people on their race
  • ...but on the content of their character
  • And finally, let it be known that you will not tolerate racist remarks
  • Speak out against discrimination
  • Be the change you want to see in this world
  • Use your voice and your words to make a positive impact on the world
  • Congratulations Nina Davuluri
  • *Lucas Jackson/Reuters
  • Thanks! Akash Karia Communication Skills Coach www.CommunicationSkillsTips.com akash.speaker@gmail.com
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  • What are your thoughts?