Defining Race and Ethnicity

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Defining Race and Ethnicity What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you?      To me the term race is a broad term. Race means so many different things. I  believe the use of this word is vastly overused and taken to the extreme. I do not  believe this is relevant under any circumstances except medical or if applying for  benefits, such as Native American rights. It is important to recognize the many  races for the individuals they are, and support that. No individual race should have  the ability or power to rule completely. Every person is who they were born to be.  No one has the choice of what race which they have been born to.  Why are these concepts important to United States society?      I believe they are important because if everyone treated everyone else equally  there would not be hate crimes or discrimination. I do not believe that any one race 
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Unformatted text preview: is better. I believe the society as a whole is responsible for the way African Americans were treated before and after the Emancipation Proclamation. If this practice was not supported by society, then slavery would never have existed. I believe that no one person should have been able to purchase any one person. Everyone has a brain and is capable of making decisions. An extra added thought. I know that I would not like to be purchased and made to labor all day for someone else never earning money for things I enjoy. I also would not like to be on the receiving end of discrimination, or racism. I do not understand why anyone believes they are better than anyone else because of race or cultural differences....
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course AXIA COLLE All taught by Professor Unk during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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