Unformatted text preview: language, cultural traditions, association, and worship distinguish one ethnicity from another. In US society race and ethnicity are part of social construction, value and importance based on the differences between the different groups varies based on predetermined judgments about the social groups. Structure of groups, identified by class, can be fair and without bias based on race and/or ethnicity, or can be unfair and biased by prejudice, discrimination, or segregation. Many laws have been written to protect people from racial and social bias, to provide equal opportunities to US citizens regardless of race or ethnic background. People should not be judged by class, race, religion, or ethnic background....
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- Ethnic group, Ethnicity Bonnie Woodal, Bonnie Woodal, distinguish different minority