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Associate Program Material

Racial Diversity in Society Worksheet

Part I

Complete the following using the MySocLab Social Explorer Map: Income Inequality by Race (located on the student website) as a reference:

* Select 1 racial group from the list below:

* African American
* Asian American
* Arab American
* Hispanic American/Latino
* White/Caucasian

* Write a 150- to 300-word summary of the economic, social, and political standings of that group. Use additional resources if necessary, from the University Library or your textbooks. Provide citations for all the sources you use.

Asian’s are a minority group in the United States. However, they do make up about 1.3 million or more in New York and California. They receive very little media notice socially. When it dealing with a political stands they have been active in own their ways. None have become president in the United States. Asians tend to be more on the Democratic side of politics. In Asian countries they have forms of government. For example in Korea they have an Ambassador. They are looked at as well educated to most. We have many Asian doctors within the United States. In the United States society Asians are known for their foods and culture. They are also well-known for their ways of health, such as acupuncture and meditation. They also believe in Buddhism as a form on religion. Asians in the United States tend to be less religious than others in different racial groups (Richard T. Schaefer, 2012).

Part II

Answer the following in 50 to 150 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.

What is racism? In what ways does racism affect diversity?

Racism is believing that one race is better than another race. It is a way of treating other races poorly. Racist tend to treat their own race better. The affect racism has on diversity is it would keep other races out of towns or even...