Associate Program Material
Racial Diversity in Society Worksheet
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:
o African American
o Asian American
o Arab American
o Hispanic American/Latino
• 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.
The white racial group has always been viewed as one of political ...view middle of the document...
Provide citations for all the sources you use.
What is racism? In what ways does racism affect diversity?
Racism is discrimination and hatred towards a certain race group. An example of racism is a man who hates the Asian race even if he does not hate any Asian individuals. Racism affects diversity because it often leads to segregation. Races break off from everyone else and do not come together with other races as a diverse community. The best example I have of this is small towns in Texas that are mostly made up of Whites. The come together and build a community and do not welcome people who are different than they are.
How do racial groups interact in contemporary America? Are interactions positive, negative, or neutral? Support your response using proper citations.
In America today, racial groups are more interactive than ever before. People are becoming more open-minded and accepting of people no matterwhat color their skin or what gender they are. Workplaces encourage diversity, school are not segregated, and there are more equal rights to every race and gender. There is still a lot of racism however. According to the FBI Hate Crimes Statistics inn 2011 alone there were more than three thousand victims of hate crimes based on race. I would say the interactions in America today are both positive and negative. There are a lot of groups that support intergration and diversity and on the other hand there are also...