Discussion Notes_November 13th

Discussion Notes_November 13th - o Issues If he does wrong...

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11/13/09 – POST RACIAL AMERICA - Economic equality (across races) o Education equality - Equal Opportunity o Equality in Structures and institutions – Lack of institutional racism o Education equality - Perception/ Opinions of “other” –stereotypes gone - No hate crimes - Meritocracy - End of advantage/ white privilege of races but not an end to diversity - Urban politics o Schools – taxes  - Crisis and wars more important race o We voted for the “nigger”
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Unformatted text preview: o Issues If he does wrong than reflects something of race • Henry Louis Gates-Idea to be promoted: All African Americans are as good as whites o Disconnect between how you view a few versus how you feel about a race group. -We’ve dealt with racism, we don’t need to deal with redistributive policies/ affirmative action, let’s move on o Negative effect o Depends on what Obama does in the next few years o...
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