Essay Archive - Bias
What does the word bias mean? Bias is a mental predilection or
prejudice. The essay "The View from the Bottom Rail" by James West Davidson and
Mark Hamilton Lytle opened my eyes on how American history could be looked at as
one sided and even bias. Even today there is still bias in America. In today's
society, racism and stereotyping occur in all aspects of life. It can occur
because of one's gender, race, religion, culture, economic status, etc. It even
occurs amongst our finest, our law enforcement officials.
"The View from the Bottom Rail" explains the history of slavery.
It implies a lack of accuracy from the people th....