Diversity: United States and Program Material Racial Essay

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Racial Diversity in Society Worksheet

Part I

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:

* African American * Asian American * Arab American * Hispanic American/Latino * White/Caucasian

* 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.

You hear more of the African Amercian population living in proverty than other races. African Americans are more populated than the Asian, Arab, and Hispanic americans. There are less African Americans that have decided to go into to politics. Depending on the up bringing of one particular person is depending on how a person has decided to live their life. Some people when they hear a black man or woman they automatically think the projects, or lower income families. Collectively, African Americans are more involved in the American political process than other minority groups in the United States. African Americans collectively attain higher levels of education than immigrants to the United States. African Americans also have the highest level of Congressional representation of any minority group in the U. S. African Americans were supporters of the Republican Party because it was Republican President Abraham Lincoln who helped in granting freedom to American slaves; at the time, the Republicans and Democrats represented the sectional interests of the North and South, respectively, rather than any specific ideology, and both right and left were represented equally in both parties.
Part II

Answer the following in 50 to 150 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.

What is racism? In what ways does racism affect diversity? *
Racists tend to treat members of their own race relatively well and members of other races less well. Racism is the practice of treating people well or poorly based on their race. Racism is the prejudice or discrimination directed against someone of a different race based on such a belief. *

How do racial groups interact in contemporary America? Are interactions positive, negative, or neutral? Support your response using proper citations. The workplace in some cases can be divisive among