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Race and Ethnicity:  Prejudice and Racism

Race and Ethnicity: Prejudice and Racism

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will compare and contrast race and ethnicity. The problems of prejudice and racism will be delineated.

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Race and Ethnicity: Prejudice and Racism

Source: Intro Music by Mark Hannan; Public Domain, Images from www.clker.com, Public Domain

  • Stereotype

    A statement of questionable validity that is indiscriminately applied to all members of a group.

  • Racism

    Prejudiced ideas and stereotypes put into action.

  • Minority

    A group that is different from the dominant majority, usually judged according to race, ethnicity, or gender.

  • Ethnicity

    Shared cultural characteristics, or shared ancestral origins.

  • Prejudice

    An attitude or judgment about another group usually involving stereotypes.

  • Race

    The socially constructed meaning of human traits such as skin color, facial shape, eye color, and hair texture.