AAS Historical Significance of Race Course Themes

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COURSE THEMES
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Race is a reflection of European ideology  about human differences. Racism is rooted in Black/White relations  and based on the structural foundation of the  European oppression of non-Europeans.  This  became the matrix for the oppression of  “otherized” and “non-White” European  groups. Racism was manifested primarily in the slave  system and the legacy and consequences of  that system are still present today. 
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Racism is pervasive  but  denied  by many  Whites and Blacks  because…
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Blacks in elected positions. Blacks in positions of corporate leadership  (CEOs, presidents, managers). TV/Hollywood images of Blacks as being wealthy. Explanations for racism are frequently rooted in  examples that are historical and not in  contemporary discourse. Individualism as a core American cultural value. New forms of racism are masked in neoliberal 
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Unformatted text preview: and color-blind ideologies. Its hard to name (Gloria Yamoto - Something About the Subject Makes It Hard To Name. Racism is more than prejudice, its the manifestation of the power to act on prejudices. Ideas about differences among races and racism itself often results in zero-sum assumption. If one race gets something, then another automatically loses out on something. Racial differences are manifested in equivalency arguments. Examples Black vs. Korean economic success; old and new immigration; use of the N word; Black History/White History Month. Racialized thinking is entrenched in Americas systems and institutions and can be seen in the Founding Fathers ideas about non-Whites. Race intersects with class, resulting in health inequality....
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