American is a country full of diversity. There are many identity groups that reside here in the United States, such as many different racial groups, different religions group and genders. Along with many identity groups, we also have much discrimination against the different identity groups. The information I have learned while attending this class has given me a better understanding of the other identity groups that reside here in American. One of the lessons that stand out the most in my mind is stereotyping. After learning about stereotypes, I realized how many stereotypes are out there, and not just against racial groups, but other identity groups as well. For example, the stereotype that men are superior drivers to women, or women are superior cooks to men.
Along with learning about other identity groups, I have also learned things about my own racial groups. Being Caucasian, I am considered part of the majority group here in the U.S. I have come to realize that my racial group is one of the most discriminating against racial groups and is quicker to judge other people. I have also learned that some members of my racial group suffer from reverse discrimination. There are many reasons for reverse discrimination, but perhaps the most common reason is because some people are so fearful of being labeled a racist that they will pass over qualified Caucasians for less qualified members of a minority groups
As immigrates continue to migrate to America, this will shape the demographics of the United States. By 2050, I think that the majority of residents in American will be of mixed race and Caucasians will be the minority. This is my belief because there are more and more people from other countries migrating to American, and inter-racial marriages are tolerated now. It is not uncommon to see a couple made up of a Black man or women with a White woman or man, or even a Mexican man or women with and Asian women or man. It is my belief...