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Unformatted text preview: immigration created many social tensions, most minority groups helped transform American society and culture, demonstrating that diversity as well as unity are sources of national strength. In Lee’s article called “Forging a Culture of Reciprocity and Respect,” the author emphasizes that the media reinforces racial tensions among minorties. In one example, Lee points out a Korean owner of a clothing boutique, who is prominently known for her compassionate and generous treatment with other races. One day, she went completely out of her way to help a homeless man find a shelter for himself and relocate his sister’s house. He states that the media should report encounters like this so that citizens can learn how to respect others, even if the individuals are of a different race or social standing....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SOC 30b taught by Professor Luke during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08