THE AMERICAN CREED
Merton explores in this article the
interrelations between prejudice and
He identifies 4 major types of
prototypical people (the All-Weather
Liberal, Fair-Weather Liberal,
Placing Race in Context,
Rodriguez and Cordero-Guzman
As a result of our discussion of the film Race: the Power of
Illusion we all agree:
Race as a biological concept is useless
There is one human race.
There are infinite variations of individuals.
Some historians think the first Blacks
came to Virginia in 1619 as servants:
They were viewed as being different
from White servants (indentured
Were treated differently
In fact were slaves
The Arab Immigrant Experience
by Michael W. Suleiman
The Arab-American population in the U.S. has been a
significant presence in this country for almost one hundred and
There have been two major waves of Arab
immigration to North America.
Between 1971 & 1995:
US admitted approximately 17.1 million immigrants.
These groups included formerly unauthorized aliens as well
special agricultural workers (who have been granted since 1986
permanent resident status).
Inflows were fairly steady whi