Color Blind or Blind to inequality
What is race? What makes us so different from one individual to another? Well, before I continue it is important to know that humans greatly differ from each other physically, however we are closer than we might think. In Jared Diamond's article he mentions that basing race on body chemistry doesn’t make more sense than basing race on a physical trait (Diamond, Winter, 1).
To begin, we are a highly evolved society whether scientifically or technologically wise, yet many people are unable to comprehend that all human originate from... [+] Read more
In his article “Cornrows and Cultural Appropriation: The Truth About Racial Identity Theft,” posted last month on August 26, 2015, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explains why the African-American people openly denounce cultural appropriation. He identifies the consequences of this issue more and more present in social media.
The author denounces the common belief that white Americans supposedly honour black culture by subtilizing it in their own culture. In fact, he believes that this argument is presenting cultural appropriation merely as assimilation is not believable.... [+] Read more