5-1 - ES21AC Reading Reflection Week 3 Erics Monday section...

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ES21AC Reading Reflection – Week 3 – Eric’s Monday section Group 3 – Jessica Hom, Ryan Huffman, Min Kyeong (Jennifer) Kim, Jessica Lau In “The one drop rule and the one hate rule,” David A. Hollinger examines the principal of hypodescent and the policy of equating the experiences of all minorities with that of blacks. Hollinger explains how white racism, like any amount of black ancestry, came to have “the capacity to define equally whatever it touched” (115). When lawmakers wrote anti-discrimination laws in the 1960s and 1970s, this “one hate rule” became institutionalized, and was even supported by leaders of non-black minorities. However, a closer look at the experiences of non-black minorities, especially Asian Americans and recent immigrants, shows that each case is particular, shaped by social, historical, and economic context. Hollinger concludes by arguing that just as the one drop rule is not an accurate description of the identity of people with some amount of black
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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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