Race Relations and its effect on America |
Erroll R. Williams |
United States UniversitySOC101Professor Amber Colbert |
AbstractThis paper will investigate race relations issues in American over the past hundred years, and the effect that race and racism has had on the American society in the past 30 years and where America will be in terms of race and racism in the next 10 years to come. This article will explore solutions to eradicate race and racism in America. You will get views from highly world renowned scholars on the subject of Race in America. Some will attest to theirs facts that race relations in America have gotten better, while other scholars believe that little has changed. This essay will differentiate race versus color, diversity versus desegregation and prejudice versus racism. This paper will unravel the reasons why, blacks and whites have always been at the center attention in America when it comes to race relations; it will always be a major social issue in America for years to come. |
Race Relations and Racism will remain the number one social issue in America for years to come.
Before we start to jump into race relations and racism lets break down the word race as it relates to society. Webster’s definition of race: Race - The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed. (1)
[ (Dictionary) ] Wikipedia definition of race: Race is a classification system used to categorize humans into large and distinct populations or groups by anatomical, cultural, ethnic, genetic, geographical, historical, linguistic, religious, or social affiliation [ (Wikipedia) ].
Race in the Colonial the Era
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