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Sharon Ng ICS 9 7/6/11 Race Ep. 2 After Viewing Questions ALL QUESTIONS ANSWERED FOR EXTRA CREDIT 1. What is the significance of the episode’s title, “The Story We Tell”? What function has that story played in the U.S.? What are the stories about race that you tell? What are the stories you have heard? Did the film change the way you think about those stories? If so, how? Answer: The significance of the episode’s title, “The Story We Tell,” is that the story of race is told. The story accounts for how race really came about and who created it. Blacks were one of the first people who were discriminated, followed by the Indians and Mexicans as the whites tried to conquer their lands. The stories about race emphasize how these minorities were “below” the whites, as the whites easily defeated them whenever they wanted to. This movie told the historical aspect of how white people made themselves dominant, such as the Louisiana Purchase, the Trail of Tears, etc. The film did not really change the way I thought about these stories, but it did make me reflect on how the construction of race really emerged. 2. Organizers of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair put on display people whom they defined as “other.” Although few would do this today, many still see others as distinctly different from themselves. In your community, who is seen as "different"? Answer: What characterizes those who are defined as different? In my community, African Americans are seen as “different.” The Cupertino area is filled with Asians, so Asians tend to characterize those who are not their same kind as
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ICS 9 taught by Professor Parker during the Summer '11 term at DeAnza College.

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