New Harlem Renaissance Final Paper

New Harlem Renaissance Final Paper - Harlem Renaissance...

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Harlem Renaissance Final Paper! Important Terms *Institutionalized Racism: is distinguished from the racial bigotry , by the existence of institutional systemic policies and practices meant to place non-white racial and ethnic groups at a disadvantage in relation to the institution’s white members. * Reverse Racism: the practice or policy of favoring individuals belonging to groups known to have been discriminated against previously. *Stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing *Activist: the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change. *Protest: an organized public demonstration expressing strong objection to a policy or course of action adopted by those in authority *Oppression: prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control *Majority: belong to or constitute the larger group or number *Minority: a relatively small group of people, esp. one commonly discriminated against in a community, society, or nation, differing from others in race, religion, language, or political persuasion ***************************************************************************** * Where do we go from here? As we’ve studied the Harlem Renaissance, we’ve seen that it takes an incredible amount of effort to overcome racism and stereotypes and create a
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 341 taught by Professor Lisle during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State.

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