5 page reflection essay on Race and Communication

5 page double spaced.I have attached a powerpoint of information about race. Please state an analytical thesis about race.Purpose: to demonstrate how you are constructing knowledge based on experiences in this course.Questions that may assist you in selecting a topic: What has been striking thus far in the course? What have you learned? How are you thinking/behaving/feeling differently as a result of the course?The paper must meet the following criteria:State an analytical thesis [please see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owllresource/545/011]Support the thesisRefer to personal responses and experiencesConnect personal responses and experiences to course readings and other materialsDemonstrate knowledge of concepts covered in the paperIndicate practical implications of your personal self analysisAdhere to APA style (Include cover page, page numbering, in text citations andreferences)Be 3-5pages long (not including title page and references)Grading criteria’: I will grade the paper based on the degree to which the paper meets thecriteria shown above, and addresses the following:Self disclosure: Openly examines your own experiences as they relate to the topic, to illustratepoints you are making. Demonstrates an open, non-defensive ability to self-appraise. discussingboth growth and frustrations as related to learning. Risks asking probing questions about self andseeks to answer these.Connection to outside experiences: Synthesizes thoughtfully selected aspects of experiencesrelated to the topic. Makes clear connections between what is learned from outside experiencesand the topic.Connection to readings (assigned and others): Synthesizes thoughtfully selected aspects ofreadings related to the topic. Makes clear connections between what is learned from readings andthe topic. Demonstrates further analysis and insight resulting from what you have learned fromreadings. It contains at least three references; the references may include the text, books, and journalarticles (print or electronic), newspaper articles and/or magazine articles.Connection to class discussions and course goals: Synthesizes, analyzes and evaluates selectedaspects of ideas or issues from class discussions and activities as they relate to the topic.
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Race Matters
e.j. Yoder, Ph.D
Population of the United States by Race and
Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census July 1, 2010
Race and Hispanic/Latino origin
Total Population
July 1,
2010,
popula
tion1
308,745,53
8
Percent
of
popu
latio
n
Census
2000,
populat
ion
Percent
of
popu
latio
n
100.0%
281,421,906
100.0%
White
72.4
211,460,626
75.1
Black or African American
12.6
34,658,190
12.3
American Indian and Alaska
Native
.09
2,475,956
0.9
Asian
4.8
10,242,998
3.6
Native Hawaiian and other
Pacific Islander
0.2
398,835
0.1
Two or more races
2.9
6,826,228
2.4
15,359,073
5.5
35,305,818
12.5
Single race
Some other race
Hispanic or Latino
n.a.
16.3
NOTE: Percentages do not add up to 100% due to rounding and because Hispanics may be of any race and are therefore counted under more than one category.
1. May 10, 2006, estimate.
2. Those answering “other” have been allocated to one of the recognized race categories.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, National Population Estimates.
What is Race?
?
At least two ways to consider the term:
1) A set of physiological attributes including hair texture, facial
features and color of skin.
2) A concept that is socially constructed according to different
social, cultural, political, legal, economics and historical
factors.
Implications of Race
?
Omi and Winant (1986) explain that we are
socialized to use
?
“race as a central cue for
perceptions about others:
temperament, sexuality, intelligence,
athletic ability, aesthetic preferences
and so on are presumed to be fixed
and discernible from the palpable
mark of race.”
Ethnicity
?
A common origin or cultural based on shared
activities and identity related to some mixture
of race,religion and language and ancestry.
What does it mean to be….
?
African-American
?
European American
?
Asian-American
?
Native American
?
Latino
Why does race matter in the
U.S.?
?
?
?
?
Historically a source of conflict and division
Discrimination and prejudice
Prompted cultural awareness
Changing demographics
Social Construction of Race
?
Power-Knowledge Connection during labeling
and classification of race:
“Caucasian as the ideal”(1795) proposed
by Johan Friedrich Blumenbach
Ways to explain, predict and control behavior
Racial Construction Throughout
History
?
?
?
?
Census modifications over time
Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896)/Brown vs. Board
(1954)
Jim Crow laws (1865-1965) enforcing racial
segregation
Attack on Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1941)
Pervasive and internalized negative
assumptions about race in US have led
to action:
?
Affirmative Action Policies
?
Class Action lawsuits
?
Diversity programs
Ideology of White Supremacy
?
?
?
?
?
Others as sub-human
Denied others right to become a citizens
Ban on Interracial marriages
Separate and unequal education
Assimilation theory
Important Concepts
?
Structural Racism
Structural Racism in the U.S. is the normalization and legitimization of an array of
dynamics – historical, cultural, institutional and interpersonal – that routinely
advantage whites while producing cumulative and chronic adverse outcomes for
people
of color.
?
?
White Privilege
Institutional Racism
is a form of racism expressed in the practice of social and political institutions, as
distinct from racism by individuals or informal social groups. It is reflected in
disparities regarding criminal justice, employment, housing, health care, political
power and education, among other things.
Helm’s White Racial Identity Model
1) Contact
2) Disintegration
3) Reintegration
4) Pseudo-independence
5) Immersion/Emersion
6) Autonomy
?
Helms (1995) ) from Sue, et al. (1998). Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Individual and Organizational Development. Sage
Productions. Thousand Oaks, CA. Helms
Cross’s Black Racial Identity Model
?
?
?
?
?
Pre-encounter
Encounter
Immersion/Emersion
Internalization
Commitment
Cross (1971, 1978, 1991) from Talking about Race, Learning about Racism: The Application of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom by Beverly
Daniel Tatum in Geismar, K. & Nicoleau, G. (1993), Teaching for Change. Harvard Educational Review. Cambridge, MA.

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