Have you ever been mistaken as a different ethnicity because of your skin color or by your physical

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

Have you ever been mistaken as a different ethnicity because of your skin color or by your physicalappearance? Well I have. I’ve realized that people tend to judge one another by their appearance and assume thingswithout actually knowing that person. This may bring a lot of problems to society because people can get offendedand cause problems. Since the beginning of time there has always been people that have had issues with a certainrace which is something that needs to come to an end. When it comes to race there is a lot to learn, a lot of truth tofind out, and a lot to share from my experiences.In order to understand race and share personal experiences, one must know what race really is. Accordingto Chapter 15 notesEthnicity and Race,race is, “A social construction based on visible characteristics assumed tohave a biological basis.” For example, some different races from all over the world include Asian, Hispanic, andCaucassian. The idea of race has come a long way and is now in modern society used to distinguish people from oneanother. The people of these different races have visible characteristics that identify them with others from the samerace. In addition, an example of visible characteristics and how they associate with race would be a person of Asianrace with smaller eyes as opposed to a Caucassain with larger eyes. The physical traits of a person have much to dowith the race that a person is identified with. By going to a public area and looking at others physical traits, you can

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 3 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
Unknown
Tags

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture