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    Race and Ethnicity in the United States LaRinda Brown ETH 125 Dr. Vera Gill February 24‚ 2011 What has helped me better understand or relate to other minority groups is to first not always believe what society says about a minority. One should never prejudge one minority or another without doing your own research to understand why they do a certain thing or act a certain way. All minorities are diverse yet they all have the same thing in common they are considered minorities because of

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    Does race and ethnicity play a role in how art is made? What is considered to be Asian American art? These are the questions one would ask in order to better understand the relationship between race and ethnicity and how it ties in with Asian American art. Every piece of artwork has a story‚ a message expressed to the audiences. These messages may portray more than one influence‚ but the main influence that inspires the creation of the art is through the artist’s race and ethnicity. Through race and

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    Running head: Race and Ethnicity Race and Ethnicity: Diversity in Literature What Its Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas By Pam Parker Course: Date: Instructor: Race and Ethnicity: Diversity in Literature Literature gives writers of all creeds the vehicle to express themselves in numerous ways – love‚ hate‚ fear‚ sadness‚ and hope. Writers give their interpretations of life through verse and bring

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    people of different race‚ age‚ sex‚ religion because perhaps they do not handle change well. People all across their world at one point in their life time can have directly or indirectly experienced stereotypes‚ racism‚ and or discrimination. Most likely their race or ethnicity was the basis of why the experienced happened. The concept of race and ethnicity has to be established first among people to get a better understanding of the people they interact with on a daily basis. Race is a concept that

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    Race and Ethnicity In this section‚ we will discuss raceethnicity‚ and multiculturalism and how they are depicted in the show. These concepts are somehow illustrated in this television series. Race‚ in the American society‚ has been typified by black skin color. The unique cultural traits and the sense of community African-Americans share reflect their ethnicity. On the other hand‚ Kady‚ the youngest child in the Kyle family‚ represents multiculturalism through her knowledge

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    Alyssa Krajewski 10/02/2012 Society and Global Diversity Race and Ethnicity The people of American are still fighting each day to get rid of the word prejudice. Prejudice is an unsupported generalization about a category of people. Being prejudice leads to stereotyping‚ this leads to racism. Why do people judge other people by the color of their skin? Why do they think their race is more superior? Black people are judged because they were once slaves; the fact that they were owned by white

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    Race and Ethnicity According to Allen and Chang‚ “Race and ethnicity are socially constructed identities that vary across time‚ space‚ situation‚ and perception” Hence‚ whilst race refers to a person’s physical appearance such as skin colour‚ eye colour‚ hair colour‚ bone/jaw structure and other defining characteristics‚ ethnicity relates to cultural factors such as nationality‚ culture‚ ancestry‚ language and beliefs. It is important to note that ethnic differences are wholly learned although

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    Race and Ethnicity Are social constructions (not biological realities) Form basis for classification systems Based on perceived similarities Often hierarchical (one valued over the other) Specific place in ranking is related to wealth‚ power and longevity in place Neither are based in biology/genetic difference Ethnicity Ethnic Groups-Groups within society that display unique cultural traits: language‚ religion‚ cuisine‚ etc. Panethnic Groups: Category or grouping of related ethnic groups: Euro-Americans;

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    Race and Ethnicity ENG125 September 23‚ 2013 Race and Ethnicity The two literary works that I have chosen were “Country Lovers” and “What It’s like to be a Black Girl”‚ to me they share the same theme of Race and Ethnicity. Country Lovers was a really good short story that described lovers of the country. What it’s like to be a Black Girl was a short poem that talked about the background of race and the dilemma of ethnicity. To me the poem and the short story both talked about race and

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    “The 20th century has witnessed the transformation of the United States from a predominately white population rooted in Western culture to a society with a rich array of racial and ethnic minorities.” (Pollard and O’Hare). This quote simply explains how in the 20th century‚ there has been a significant increase of minorities and the number is still increasing‚ that The America’s isn’t just about white anymore‚ but all the different kinds of people. “Minority” has a different meaning in the 21st century

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