3-1 - Group C-First Reading Reflection Assignment Part A...

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Group C—First Reading Reflection Assignment Part A Hollinger presents two main points: the one-drop rule and the one hate rule. He feels both are problematic to the experience of the minority communities. The one-drop rule (hypo descent Racialization) is applied to “anyone with a visually discernable trace of African ancestry” (18). The one-drop rule is a mixture-denying principle. During the civil rights era the one-drop rule was reinforced because it was used as a basis for antidiscrimination remedies, which eventually morphed into the one hate rule. The one hate rule refers to the “treating of all victims of white racism alike, regardless of how differently this racism has affected African Americans, Latinos, Indians, and Asian Americans (19).” It is important to note that factors other than white racism affect a minority groups “success” in America. As the demographics of racial and ethnic compositions change, borderlines for race have to change as well. All ethnicities cannot be treated the same because as the demographics of this
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ETHNIC STU 21AC taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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3-1 - Group C-First Reading Reflection Assignment Part A...

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