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Week #3 Notes AAS 0829 - 005
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Date Created: 09/19/15
The History and Signi cance of Race in America Week 3 Notes Structural Racism and White Privilege A Racism 1 Individual Racism Acts by individuals that cause death injury bodily or psychoemotional or the violent destruction of property 2 InstitutionalStructural Racism The policies practices and procedures by societal institutions that afford privileges to certain racial groups while actively denying those privileges to others B Structural Racism 1 As long as we de ne social life as the sum total of conscious and deliberate individual activities then only individual manifestations of personal prejudice and hostility will be seen as racist 2 Systematic collective and coordinated behavior disappears from sight Collective exercise of group power relentlessly channeling rewards resources and opportunities from one group to another will not appear to be racist from this perspective because they rarely announce their intention to discriminate against individuals But they work to construct racial identities by giving people of different races vastly different life chances C White PrivilegeUnearned and often unrecognized benefits enjoyed by white members of American society These benefits are enabled and preserved through structural inequality and exclusion 1 Unpacking the Invisible Backpack Peggy McIntosh 01 can turn on the television or open to the front page of the paper and see people of my race Widely represented 01 can be sure that my children will be given curricular materials that testify to the eXistence of their race 01 can be sure that if I need legal or medical help my race Will not work against me 01 can choose blemish cover or bandages in esh color and have them more or less match my skin D Native Americans 1 Sovereignty a Tribal self rule Schaefer p 160 b The full power of self governance supreme authority Indian Removal ActPassed in 1830 this act forced all Eastern tribes across the Mississippi River to present day Oklahoma Trail of TearsThe journey travelled by tribes removed from their homelands after the passing of the Indian Removal Act Allotment ActAlso known as the Dawes Act this government policy bypassed tribal leadership and granted 160 acres to each family Those who accepted would receive land separate from their tribe and be granted US citizenship Dawes Rolls a Citizen by Blood b Citizen by Marriage c Freedmen d Deaware Indians The Many Sides of Savage 0 Noble Savage Stoic innocent child of nature 0 Civilizable Savage Redeemable teachable 0 Bloodthirsty Savage Fierce predatory cultureless animalistic
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