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Define the following terms:
Term | Definition |
White privilege | Is the belief that just because you are white you are above persons of color and are entitled to have preference over others. |
Racial profiling | Where the use of an individual’s race or ethnicity by law enforcement personnel, when trying to decide whether to engage in enforcement |
Racism | Is defined by views, practices and actions reflecting the belief that humanity is divided into races and that members of a certain race share certain attributes which make that group as a whole less desirable, more desirable, inferior or superior. The ...view middle of the document...
The political standings are kind of a shock, there are more liberals living in that demographic and are probably a predominately democrats. Having that much of a difference in median size income is a huge difference not only to being compared to the white median income in that area, but also that the country’s median size income at the time is about fourteen thousand dollars difference and they are now well below the national average of median income levels. I can also see that probably most of the African American group are under the level of college graduates, making their earning power even less.
Answer the following in 150 to 250 words each:
* How do racial groups interact in contemporary America? Are interactions positive, negative, or neutral? Support your response using proper citations.
I think that most of the time the racial groups have difficulty interacting in contemporary America, mainly because of the animosity towards the people that they do not have as much wealth or education The interactions are negative and volitale in some areas, but for the most part they are very neutral. As the economy is getting worse and jobs are becoming even less available, especially for the uneducated or skilled workers, it will get worse and have a good potential for anger. The fact that the affirmative action laws have made tensions even more apparent, especially when an employer doesn’t hire the qualified person, and hire those that are the right person of color or gender, ruling out being able to be qualified and able to perform the job. I think that trying to hire unqualified persons because of quotas and being right with affirmative action,...