Unformatted text preview: Whites base their identity off of? Going back to the piece by Allan Bloome, could the Whites be expressing their ethnocentricity? In society, Whites have the best traits, but fit the idea of what is “American.” In relation to Claire Kim’s piece, Asian Americans possess the traits closest to Whites, therefore placing them higher than Blacks. However, Asian Americans obtain their values from someplace considered “foreign,” therefore they are ostracized from society by not allowing them to become citizens. The Whites are then able to keep their nation a White one....
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- Fall '07
- White American, Ian Haney-Lopez Whites