Name______________________ Class/Hour__________________ Date____________ RACE THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION Episode III: The House We Live In Transcript Available: (Go to: "About the Series," then "Episode 3: The House We Live In," then click on Get Transcript.) Before Viewing (Short Answer) 1. Does race affect your life? Why or why not? If so, in what ways? 2. Forty years ago, the Civil Rights Act declared that forced racial segregation was illegal. In light of this, why do you think some neighborhoods, schools and workplaces are still segregated? 3. What stereotypes have you heard or seen about different racial groups? Where do they come from? 4. Do you think people today should be held accountable for past discrimination? 5. Define “racial preferences." List a couple of current examples. Do the preferences you see in practice today tend to most benefit whites, Blacks, or others. 1. Prior to the 1952 removal of the racial requirements for naturalization:
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