Political correctnessdesigned to minimize offense to

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· Political Correctness—designed to minimize offense to minority groups, but ends up censoring certain speech or attitudes deemed off-limits. · White Nationalist Organizations—believe whites to be genetically superior then colored people and vie for a separate, exclusively white country. · Organized Racism—more intensified and commanding racism from hate groups o Targets “enemies” and advances certain goals aimed at promoting the white race o Ex. Lynching in the Reconstruction period o Spread fear not only to the victim but to their entire race; put on high alert · A broad audience joins hate groups—not necessarily the poor and uneducated o Various recruitment techniques o Internet is spreading white supremacy to places it’s never gone before · Digital Divide—the split between people with 24 hour access to valuable information, educational software, social networking sites, local and national news and medical advice from people without it. o Without the computer, they will become “road kill on the information super way” · Racial Tourism—players can, through various avatars, temporarily slip into another’s skin o Often reinforces racial domination through the employment of stereotypes · Diasporic Communities—communities of people or ethnic groups that have been fractured, displaced, and scattered around the world on account of welfare, colonialism, or slave trade. o Use the internet to reconnect and preserve their culture and language · The largest and most active voluntary associations, religious congregations, involve member who are of the same race. o Follow the homophily principle · Interracial Incompetence—seriously impedes the ability to confront racial domination in all its complexity and the ability to attract non-whites to their services. · Sanctuary Movement—an interfaith coalition devoted to providing sanctuary (religious based asylum) to families suffering from political turmoil and violence that has erupted in some Central American countries. Jews, Baptists, Catholics, Quakers, Unitarian Universalists, etc. Racial Domination, Racial Progress: The Sociology of Race in America Chapter 1: A Cancer - Problem: color line; racism; inequality; privilege - Today’s racism isn’t obvious like in the past - Racial inequalities and racial privileges accumulate over generations - Differences:
o Athletic ability, IQ o Biological determinism holds no weight: argues that social and economic differences are a result of immutable, inherited, and inborn distinctions - Race o A symbolic category based on phenotype or ancestry and constructed according to a specific social and historical contexts, that is misrecognized as a natural category o Color is not a human or personal reality, but political reality or social construction Symbolic Ideas created and recreated by humans rather than pre- given that bring those people of things into existence Racial taxonomy is 5 groups: Native American and Alaskan Natives, Asian and Pacific Islanders, African Americans, Hispanics, Caucasians Ancestry or Ancestry Phenotype: physical appearance and constitution Ancestry: family lineage

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