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In class notes AFAM 2003 - 002
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessica Notetaker on Friday August 28, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to AFAM 2003 - 002 at University of Oklahoma taught by Prof. Graham in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see Introduction to African and African-American Studies in IAS at University of Oklahoma.
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Date Created: 08/28/15
August 26 Multiculturalism different races and cultures coexisting together in ones area However there is fear that having different cultures in one area there is a fear that it will be a threat to the morality of the society and unsure of national loyalties The entrance of different racial and ethnic groups within the fabric of society may cause problems Racial and Ethnic responsibility is supposed to assimilate and those who do not threaten the society Ethnicity is culture and Racial is phonotypical features Racial features are harder to get over than cultural differences These distinction is important Blackness became the embodiment of everything whiteness is against The de nition of whiteness is the American culture What groups strive for is Recognition for their difference This is what human strive for above anything else is recognition Language is the social cement Racism Race is phonotypical features genetics somewhat appearance It is a human construction Race and gender masculinity and femininity is a social construction as a way to categorize people They are learned over time by the society People take this as an basis to dismiss race all together But it is a social reality and is therefore real Racism is systematic oppression It is based on stereotypes We designate value when we use racial categories White is good while black is bad