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Ethics Groups and Discrimination Stephanie Hendrickson 5/23/10 ETH 125- Cultural Diversity Lindsay Zanello
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The ethnic group I belong to is African American ethnic group. This group faced prejudice, segregation, and racism all at the same time. The African American ethnic group faced segregation by not being allowed to sit any where they chose when riding on buses. They were not allowed to use public bathrooms, eat at certain establishments, or engage in things that were not for them. The African American ethnic group faced prejudice and racism by being called niggers and having crosses burned on their front lawns. They were not allowed to get an education and were subjected to cruel and unusual punishment. During their struggles to be set free, African Americans were not allowed to vote, buy houses, and were oppressed by the white Americans. African Americans faced dual labor markets, where they were given jobs that had lower wages and benefits than that of their white counterparts. In the early stages of African American emancipation not many African Americans had education or access to quality higher education. When they did receive some form of education which was inferior to their white counterpart education, they were forced into the lower labor markets and would start in much lower positions than their white counterparts. When it came to environmental justice issues, it is said that in the African American
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