Racial profiling: a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups
Civil Rights: The rights to full legal, social, and economic equality extended to blacks.
Ethnicity [(eth-nis-uh-tee)]Identity with or membership in a particular racial, national, or cultural group and observance of that group’s customs, beliefs, and language.
Race: an arbitrary classification of modern humans, sometimes, esp. formerly, based on any or a combination of various physical characteristics, as skin color, facial form, or eye shape, and now frequently based on such genetic markers as blood groups.
Asian American: A U.S. citizen or resident of Asian descent.
Stereotype: a simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group
Diversity: The state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness; variety; multiformity;
a point of difference.
Marginal Minority Group:
1965 Immigration Reform Act:
Prejudice: unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, esp. of a hostile nature, regarding a racial, religious, or national group.
Discrimination: treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination
Last week while visiting the Whitney Museum, in Manhattan, I made a point of it to sing as I walked amongst the exhibit. This sort of behavior is usually discouraged in museums because one normally wouldn t care to hear another person singing while they were trying to view the artwork. It just so happened that because it was the middle of the day, on a Thursday afternoon, the museum had very few ...
Paradigm Shift: acceptance by a majority of a changed belief, attitude, or way of doing things
Inequality: [(in⋅e⋅qual⋅i⋅ty)] the condition of being unequal; lack of equality; disparity: inequality of size
Immigrants: A person who leave one country to settle permanently.
Naturalization: The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen; also, the state of being naturalized.
Affirmative Action: the encouragement of increased representation of women and minority-group members, esp. in employment.
Native Language: the language that a person acquires in earliest childhood; also, the primary language of a community; also called primary language, mother tongue
Refugees: [(ref·u·gee)] One who flees in search of refuge, as in times of war, political oppression, or religious persecution.
Interracial: Relating to, involving, or representing different races: interracial fellowship; an interracial neighborhood.
Assimilation: The process by which a person or persons acquire the social and psychological characteristics of a group: “Waves of immigrants have been assimilated into the American culture.”
Acculturation: the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another group.