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When we analyze a resource with a lens that looks at race and racism, we are looking at issues of how race and racism are shown in media.
Questions and Strategies for Using Race as a Lens
- Analyze how the source discusses race. Consider what images of "others" are presented in the text? How are these "others" portrayed?
- Are there unfair stereotypes? Are there any generalities that hold true?
- Analyze the source for how it deals with cultural conflicts, particularly between majority (power) and minority (lack of power) groups.
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A History of Racism: Vintage Advertising and Race
These examples are historical and are for reference, not analysis!!
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Social Class & Racial Stereotypes
Race and Social Class
U.S. Department of Agriculture data from 2013, which administers welfare, 40.2 percent of SNAP recipients are white, 25.7 percent are Black, 10.3 percent are Hispanic, 2.1 percent are Asian and 1.2 percent are Native American.Mar 3, 2015
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