civil rights activists staged protests B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

civil rights activists staged protests B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e


  1. Identify the statements that are examples of “color-blind racism.” (Select ALL that apply)
    a. Some racial groups are inherently better than others.
    b. It is important to consider all forms of diversity when making hiring decisions.
    c. Rising numbers of immigrants from different cultures threaten the identity and culture of native-born citizens.
    d. Race isn’t that important–everyone has an equal chance to get ahead.


  1. Match each institution to the way it participated in maintaining “equity inequality” between black people and white people.
    Social security
    a. Redlining
    b. Exclusion from retirement pensions
    c. Exclusion from government home loans


  1. Identify the following scenarios below that are examples of racialization (select ALL that apply).
    a. Following media accounts of police violence in the 2010s, civil rights activists staged protests and rallies.
    b. Following an influx of Irish immigrants in the mid 1800s, popular periodicals began to portray the Irish with exaggerated physical features and criticize their cultural practices.
    c. Following 9/11/2001, Muslims and those who were thought to be Muslim experienced an increase in hate crimes, from harassment to physical violence.
    d. Following changes in immigration law in the 1960s, the United States experienced an influx of immigrants.

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  1. Match each type of response to oppression to its description.
    Collective resistance
    a. members of an oppressed group flee persecution by the dominant group
    b. members of an oppressed group fight–literally or metaphorically–against their oppression
    c. members of an oppressed group attempt to disguise their group membership
    d. members of an oppressed group feign compliance to the dominant group’s ways while hiding their true feelings of resentment


  1. Describe one theory of race and racial inequality in the U.S. (W.E.B. DuBuois’s double consciousness theory, racial formation, Latin Americanization, or Critical Race Theory).