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Define the following terms:
How do racial groups interact in contemporary America? Are interactions positive, negative, or neutral? Support your response using proper citations.
Racial profiling refers to the use of an individual’s race or ethnicity by law enforcement personnel as a key factor in deciding whether to engage in enforcement (e.g. make a traffic stop or arrest). The practice is controversial and is illegal in some nations.
Racism has existed throughout human history. It may be defined as the hatred of one person by another -- or the belief that another person is less than human -- because of skin color, language, customs, place of birth or any factor that supposedly reveals the basic nature of that person. It has influenced wars, slavery, the formation of nations, and legal codes.
Reverse discrimination is a term referring to discrimination against members of a dominant or majority group, including the city or state, or in favor of members of a minority or historically disadvantaged group.
Complete the following using the MySocLab Social Explorer Map: Income Inequality by Race located on your student website:
• Select 1 racial group from the list below:
o African American
o Asian American
o Arab American
o Hispanic American/Latino
• Write a 250- to 350-word summary of the economic, social, and political standings of that group. Use additional resources if necessary, from the University Library or your textbooks.
Collectively, African Americans are more involved in the American political process than other minority groups in the United States, [ [ indicated by the highest level of voter registration and participation in elections among these groups in 2004. African Americans collectively attain higher levels of education than immigrants to the United...