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December 13, 2018

Racial Diversity

Racial Diversity Racial Diversity: Historical Worksheet  Answer the following questions in 100 to 250 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.   Throughout most of U.S. history, in most locations, what race has been in the majority? What is the common ancestral background of most members of this group?   What are some of the larger racial minorities in U.S. history? What have been the common ancestral backgrounds of each of these groups? When did each become a significant or notable minority group?   In what ways have laws been used to enforce discrimination? Provide examples. These […]
December 13, 2018

Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education desegregated schools in the United States and deemed desegregated schools separate but unequal. Do you think the legislation was an appropriate reaction to segregation in schools? Do you think the legislation is still relevant? Explain your response. Your texts say that according to sociologists, racial categories are misleading and are harmful ways to divide human groups. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why? Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic, racial, or national group, such as the Turkish killing of Armenians after WWI, […]
December 13, 2018

Racial group:African Americans

Racial group:African Americans Search the Internet for groups and organizations promoting racial equality. Use the information from the textbooks and your web search to complete this assignment.  Identify one racial group from the list below: African American Asian American Middle Eastern American Hispanic American/Latino Native American Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper from one of the perspectives below: A historian writing about the racial group in a book chapter A news reporter writing a newspaper article or blog entry about the racial group An individual member of the racial group, writing a personal letter to a friend who is not a member of that […]
December 13, 2018

Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility

Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Relativism Give an example of something that one culture might regard as a virtue that another culture might not. Explain why this could lead to relativism. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Egoism and Altruism Psychological egoism claims that whatever we do, we do out of self-interest. Give an example of an act you think is not done out of […]
December 13, 2018

Historical Report on Race

Historical Report on Race Search the Internet for groups and organizations promoting racial equality. Use the information from the textbooks and your web search to complete this assignment.  Identify one racial group from the list below: African American Asian American Middle Eastern American Hispanic American/Latino Native American Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper from one of the perspectives below: A historian writing about the racial group in a book chapter A news reporter writing a newspaper article or blog entry about the racial group An individual member of the racial group, writing a personal letter to a friend who is not a member of […]
December 13, 2018

Racial and Ethnic Groups

Racial and Ethnic Groups Compile all individual answers into one team matrix for submission to the facilitator. Synthesize all individual ideas and explanations into your group matrix. Answer the following questions as a team, based on your team’s matrix: What is the difference between race and ethnicity? What patterns have emerged with the groups in the matrix? What similarities and differences can you identify among the groups? How did each group become a minority group? Provide an example from each row. How have these groups influenced American society and culture?
December 13, 2018

Racial Ethnic Groups

Racial Ethnic Groups Resources: Racial and Ethnic Relations and Racial and Ethnic Groups Refer to selected chapters of both texts based on the groups chosen for your matrix. Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Racial and Ethnic Groups Matrix, located on your student website.
December 13, 2018

Race and Your Community

Race and Your Community Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word autobiographical research paper analyzing the influences of race as it relates to your community. In your paper, write your first-person account of how human interactions in your community have been racialized. For the community, you may consider relations within your neighborhood, local government, service groups, clubs, schools, workplace, or any environment of which you are a part.   Answer the following questions and provide examples: oDo members of your community look like you? In what ways do they look the same or different? oHow do leaders within your community treat people […]
December 13, 2018

Race and Your Community

Race and Your Community Race and Your Community – Week 9 Final Paper Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word autobiographical research paper analyzing the influences of race as it relates to your community. In your paper, write your first-person account of how human interactions in your community have been racialized. For the community, you may consider relations within your neighborhood, local government, service groups, clubs, schools, workplace, or any environment of which you are a part.
December 13, 2018

Defining Race and Ethnicity

Defining Race and Ethnicity Due Date: Day 2 [post to the Individual forum] Post a 200- to 300-word summary that answers both of the following questions:   What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you?   Why are these concepts important to United States society?
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