Racial and Diversity Conflict 9-6

Racial and Diversity Conflict 9-6 - Racial and Diversity...

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Racial and Diversity Conflict 19/09/2007 13:12:00 paternalistic race relations  parent         child large house     field hands  master house slaves    tool makers in large house relationship was intimate, face to face but very unequal sex relations, white master and female slaves Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson revered, had sex with slaves Robert Staples- slave family Slave family- important, in family received love and refuge, Males slaves were pained that they could not help their wives White man taking a black women, ultimate example caste no mobility, live and die in your group impermeable color bar rule of interaction, always subordinate the
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caste norms, caste etiquette  norms= rules of behavior what you ought to do must do and should do low intensity norms=folkways, sitting to close in library high intensity=mores, aka murders, rape informal public sentiment misdemeanor        Formal         felony code of conduct- cant even shake hands, cant talk about politics or economics,  only about ones health, no eye contact, posture needs to be demeaning, when eating  have to eat in separate, bc they are not equal day in and day out, always had a system to display inequality Racial Stratification            Controlling images Sambo- invisible man Sambo doll with Clifton, joy of being a slave, enjoyed it,  helped resolve contradiction, became a part of politics to accept slavery Zip Coon- intellectual bofoon, couldn’t keep up a sentence, no way could hold  political office Mammy- enjoyed being subordinate to white masters, o opposite of white woman, usually fat and very black if she were to  become a sexual stereotype would disrupt social class o The mammy was portrayed as the controller of the family, opposite of  the norm, strong asexual and ugly, controls the male, ugly so as no  threat, stripped as sexual allure o White women had to look the other way, put a mute on the trumpet,  toned down fear of losing husband
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Freedom brought hope to black Americans, Blacks identified as brutes,
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