Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion

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“What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing both textbooks There are many dimensions of cultural diversity that are changing, as mankind all over the world is being promoted to a better understanding a better quality and understanding of life. In chapter 1 of Exploring Race and Ethnicity; One hundred years ago, sociologist and activist W. E. B. Du Bois took another famed Black activist, Booker T. Washington, to task for saying that the races could best work together apart, like fingers on a hand. Du Bois felt that Black people had to be a part of all social institutions and not create their own. It is with our overall understanding that different groups of people located in different parts of our universe differ. Their united and shared mindset of the food, language, religion, art, values, attitudes, inherited ideas and beliefs create a strong social group. The differences in the various social groups in my opinion in fact can work together like fingers on a hand. When we look at dimensions we have to measure where a particular group began in their united mindset and where there have promoted the entire group in a major change of understanding what is best for the overall group. In Chapter 17 when we look at how gay men and women are advocating for the same rights of hetaera sexual this issue has force other non gay cultural groups to accept homosexuality with a greater understanding.

With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common.
I am a native African male born and raised in Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire). In my culture your cultural identity is always mandated by your father’s tribal inheritance. I am from the Muluba tribe. This tribe is located in Kasi region in Democratic Republic of Congo. We are known for our music, diamonds, food, language and wonderful mineral and gold...
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