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Professor Mariscal, TA Reece Peck DOC 1 13 October 2010 Chapter 9 Presentation “Introduction” and “Racial Formation” by Michael Omi and Howard Winant Main Argument: In the US, race has a universal meaning, but everyone holds different opinions on what it really is. Race is important because we can use it to identify people. Our trust and judgments of others relate to their race to a certain extent. Ultimately, race tends to be viewed as something that is fixed and can’t be changed, even though there are different meanings of it among different people. Outline: *COLOR-BLIND SOCIETY - Opportunities for all - No guarantee for success America = opposite of that. It is COLOR CONSCIOUS! *Race political rights, location in labor market, “identity” Minorities Faced degradation Racism Examples o Native Americans: genocide o Asians: exclusion o Mexicans: invasion/colonization o Blacks: racial slavery Solution to the problem? Color blind society COULD fix all racial problems by making things more equal Race as a meaning Universal definition Everyone has a different opinion as to how many racial groups there are, how they’re classified, etc. Way of identifying someone
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