It Doesn't Matter If You're Black or White

It Doesn't Matter If You're Black or White - August 17,...

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August 17, 2011 The House We Live in-- Film Race is not determined by color, it is determined by opportunity. Race invaders. 1910- immigrants were factory workers. Leo Frank was pulled from jail and hung for killing a white girl. Is the jew a white man? White citizens had power in the government. Whiteness was to gain the full awards of American citizenship. IT DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU’RE BLACK OR WHITE Feel good belief. If you work hard, you do well. How Did Jews Become White Folks? Jewish initially not seen as white for religious and economic reasons Jews only southeastern European group coming from urban, commercial, and manufacturing backgrounds Jews 1 st white ethnic group ot enter college in significant numbers Anti-Semitism “normal” in elite college culture Post-WWII: Jewish opportunities expanded 1944 G.I. Bill Most massive affirmative action program Money during job search, loans to open up businesses, low interest loans, and educational benefits Helped mostly white male GIs
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