Mixed Racial Assumptions

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1. The assumptions made about race are often superficial assumption based on features in a person that are attempted to be used as an identifier of someone’s race such as hair texture, complexion, eye shape, etc. in contrast to popular belief science has proven that there is no specific feature that genetically Is attributed to a certain race.
2. The categories of race were limited and often inaccurate and based on physical features instead of the persons actual racial identity. This was extremely prevalent to the lives of people who were of mixed racial identity for example a person who is three quarters white and one quarter African American would be considered solely as African American although that individual might have self-identified
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