Race, Racism, and Privilege

3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Social Science

This course provides an examination of the social construction of race, changing racial ideologies and the manifestation of these as racism and privilege, both historically and currently. Particular attention is paid to the historical and sociological basis for racial/ethnic tensions in the United States and discrimination against racial/ethnic minorities. Additionally, there is an emphasis on self-reflection and an interrogation of the significance of the role race plays in all of our lives.

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