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    help create and maintain ethnic and racial identity in this period? Why do you think this happened? Be sure to include Moses Fleetwood Walker as one of the individuals in your discussion. There was a great many ways in which sports helped to form and keep ethnic and racial identities during the time frame. Some ethnic groups used their culture’s sports, and the clubs they formed, in order to resist assimilation into American culture thus keeping their own country’s ethnic culture intact. While some

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    It is a well-established fact that ethnic penalty in labor markets exists in many countries across the world. This ethnic discrimination in employment typically operates furtively, with the victims often not recognizing it. The existence of ethnic penalty is commonly demonstrated in statistical patterns and trends over time before being proven by specific research studies and targeted investigations. Ethnic penalty basically describe poorer results for ethnic or racial minority groups in far as the

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    Ethnic conflict is the dominant security issue of our time, 75 percent of all new conflicts are ethnic. Since 1989, ethnic conflict has killed at least 3.5 million and displaced 26 million people. Almost all ethnic conflicts, especially in the 21st century, occur in post-colonial settings. Colonialism is why we have ethnic conflicts, especially in Africa. There are many factors contributing to post-colonial ethnic conflict, however some have more influence over the others. I argue that during colonialism

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    to introduce and analyze the topic of Ethnic American Literature. Specifically it will discuss the meaning and definition of Ethnic American literature. Ethnic American literature is a rich and varied treasure of poetry, fiction, drama, and much more. Written by some of America 's greatest authors, this ethnic legacy opens up a world of diversity to readers, but it also illustrates the struggles and prejudice that still exist in our country today. Ethnic authors use their own experiences to illustrate

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    Ethnic Background I consider myself an American. I have an ethnic background that originates from Poland, Germany, Ireland, and France. Therefore, I am an American with influences (ancestry) from four different countries. If you were to see me I am certain that you would not be able to nail down one specific ethnic background. I have an olive skin tone, hazel eyes, oblong shaped head, and am 5’9” tall. My last name; Kohler, is German. My mother’s last name is McLoughlin and is obviously, Irish

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    Ethnic Relations

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    ETHNIC RELATIONS Prateek Shukla 3/30/05 ETHNIC RELATIONS PAPER "We don't want you here anymore white principal," (Roberts 2) such misanthropical acts and slanders have been committed against thousands of people, almost every single day, here in the U.S. In fact, there have been many volatile arguments on the constitutional

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    young people inherit their ethnic identity at birth based on the culture they are born into. However, during puberty they often begin to doubt/explore their identity and strive to discover what ethnic group they belong in and not just the one they were assigned. This complex process has spurred psychologists to delve into the phenomenon of how differing cultures undergo this process of “finding themselves”. This research has culminated into a theory based on stages of ethnic development by Phinney &

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    Ethnic Identity

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    differences. Race and ethnicity shape the way we see ourselves and are integral to creating outlooks on society. Ethnicity has a considerable effect on our identity and makes us who we are, and we need to learn to embrace it. The topic of embracing ethnic identity is very well defined by Jaswinder Bolina in, “Writing Like a White Guy” and by Gloria Anzaldua in “How to Tame a Wild Tongue.” Even though many immigrate to America one should not forget where they come from, being true to oneself and acknowledging

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    Ethnic Stereotypes

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    Stereotyping of ethnic characters Stereotyping of ethnic characters has been done for decades with the issue becoming more controversial in todays society. The popularity of films on the dependence of one’s vulnerability is one to familiar for some ethnic groups, like the Asian culture. Hollywood writers and Directors have a social responsibility to avoid stereotyping ethnic characters. The stereotyping of ethic culture can have a great impact on todays society by causing self insecurities, sexism

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    Ethnic Inequality

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    Ethnic inequality The stereotypes derived from ethnic differences are a crucial source of inequality found in education outcomes. According to Steele and Aronson (1995, p. 808), the concept of stereotype threat refers to the condition of individuals at risk of conforming to the negative stereotypes associated with them, which lead to self-characterisation. This analysis of stereotype threat is important because ethnicity plays a role in reproducing unequal academic performances. For instance, past

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