Answer each question completely. these are critical thinking questions which will require detailed reading of the chapter. Each question may be have more than one question, be sure to answer each part of the question. Be sure to include, followed by the answer! Please type in 12 point font, times new roman, double space for this assignment.
1. When do you see ethnicity becoming more apparent? When does it appear to occur only in response to other people’s advancing their own ethnicity? From these situations, how can ethnic identity be both positive and perhaps counterproductive or even destructive?
2. How do white people you know seem to be aware or unaware of their ethnic roots? Of their Whiteness?
3. Why do you think we are so often reluctant to show our religion to others? Why might people of certain faiths the more hesitant than others?
4. How does religion reflect conservative and liberal positions on social issues? Consider services for the homeless, the need for childcare, the acceptance or rejection of gay men and lesbians, and a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy versus the fetus’s right to survive.
In Booker T. Washington’s speech, he mentioned that African Americans have to form their communities under segregation in part of this speech. Here is the quote “The wisest among my race understand that the agitation of questions of social equality is the extremes folly, and that progress in the enjoyment of all the privileges that will come to us must be the result of severe and constant struggle rather than of artificial forcing.
No race that has anything to contribute to the markets of the world is long in any degree ostracized. It is important and right that all privileges of the law be ours, but it is vastly more important that we be prepared for the exercise of these privileges.
The opportunity to earn a dollar in a factory just now is worth infinitely more than the opportunity to spend a dollar in an opera-house. “1. Could this speech apply to any other group in the 21st century?