Race relations are the ways in which people of different nationalities
(races) living together in the same community behave toward one another. In our
discussions, I asked each of you to complete
the statement: I am not racist,
but_______________. We also read two
articles, “Ignorance About Race Is Killing Us”
and “My Reality: 10 Truths About Being Black
Humans are biased in how we interpret information. We develop our cognitive filter in the process of learning
how to be a member of a society, and it affects our whole lives. Social scientists call this enculturation and
development. And it creates implicit biases. We basically act on our biases on what we have heard others say,
not necessary what we have experienced.
- If we acknowledge our own biases and work to open our minds and recognize that the experience of others
matters, we might get better at getting along and avoid (or at least lessen) the fear, anger, and resentment that
has taken far too much from all of ours lives. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Write a welldeveloped essay answering this question and include examples and /or illustrations.
- In the article “Ignorance About Race Is Killing Us” by Dr. Agustin Fuentes quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” What does Dr.
King mean when he says this? Do you agree or disagree with this assertion? Write a well-developed essay
answering these questions; use evidence such as examples and illustrations.
- After reading “My Reality: 10 Truths about Being Black in America” by LeRon Barton, choose two (2) of the
ten truths you can attest to/ and are familiar with. Write a well-developed essay explaining how you identify with
this truth/assertion. Use examples, evidence and/or illustrations.
The unsuccessful merger with MCI left BT with a requirement for an overseas partner, this led to a relationship with AT&T. Unfortunately this partnership was also unsuccessful, although the deal was completed in full the partners were unable to work together and personal differences were cited when the merger broke up. The venture was dissolved and the assets were split between the two parties, BT secured $400million and a portion of the worldwide communications shares whilst AT&T retained the US markets. One could suggest BT success has been equally distributed between the growth in domestic technology and products to retain a level of market share whilst for the overall business key acquisitions and mergers have resulted in large levels of profits for BT to provide growth and investment. However in 2001 BT were identified as supporting large levels of debt which was attributed to the development and research of new technology for mobile phone telecoms. In an attempt to return to levels of positive cash flow BT began to sell or lease assets in order to generate cash flow. Challenges and outlook for British Telecom: BTs focus for the future remains fixed between the two functions of commercial and domestic markets, both local and international. Focus within domestic markets will require continued improvement to customer service levels coupled with acknowledgement of the economic strains within UK markets which will require specific consumer attention to ensure the right products are available at the right time to meet the expectations and demands of those in the market place. With increasing levels of domestic competition this field becomes a key driver to ensure s>GET ANSWER