University of Phoenix Material

University of Phoenix Material

Appendix F

Part I

Define the following terms:

Term Definition
White privilege Refers to the rights or immunities granted as a particular benefit or favor for being White.

Racial profiling any arbitrary police initiated action based on race, ethnicity, or natural origin rather than a person’s behavior

Racism a doctrine that one race is superior

Reverse discrimination actions that cause better qualified White men to be passed over for women and minority men

Part II
Complete the following using the MySocLab Social Explorer Map: Income Inequality by Race located on your student website:
• Select 1 racial group from the list below:

o African American
o Asian American
o Arab American
o Hispanic American/Latino
o White/Caucasian

• Write a 250- to 350-word summary of the economic, social, and political standings of that group. Use additional resources if necessary, from the University Library or your textbooks.

Using the Social Explorer and looking at the average income for different races in my neighborhood I have come to the conclusion that African Americans have the highest incomes.

Part III

Answer the following in 150 to 250 words each:

• How do racial groups interact in contemporary America? Are interactions positive, negative, or neutral? Support your response using proper citations.

How do groups interact in contemporary America?

• Are there existing social inequities based on race? Why or why not?

I believe there are existing social inequities based on race.    

• What do you believe to be the causes of racial prejudice and discrimination in today’s society?

There is not a single cause of racial prejudice or discrimination in today’s society.   .