AS OUR COUNTRY BECOMES MORE MULTIRACIAL, ARE WE BECOMING MORE TOLERANT AND ACCEPTING?  Multiracial America
What is Race? <ul><li>– noun  </li></ul><ul><li>1. a group of persons related by common descent or heredity.  </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>The people of America hail from all over the world and all walks of life. No one “owns” America, we are all immigr...
<ul><li>&quot;Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your tee...
<ul><li>What is race?  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The true Native Americans were persecuted and thought of to be “racially inferior”. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Fought to gain America’s freedom and Independence. </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom and rights of all non whites was ...
<ul><li>Fought to Free the Slaves in America. </li></ul>“ We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though ...
 
 
 
<ul><li>America’s Fight for the Freedom of the Jewish People. </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>When they asked </li></ul><ul><li>If  </li></ul><ul><li>I was  Black  or  White </li></ul><ul><li>or what . </li><...
 
 
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  1. 2. AS OUR COUNTRY BECOMES MORE MULTIRACIAL, ARE WE BECOMING MORE TOLERANT AND ACCEPTING? Multiracial America
  2. 3. What is Race? <ul><li>– noun </li></ul><ul><li>1. a group of persons related by common descent or heredity. </li></ul><ul><li>2. a population so related. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Anthropology . a. any of the traditional divisions of humankind, the commonest being the Caucasian, Mongoloid, and Negro, characterized by supposedly distinctive and universal physical characteristics: no longer in technical use. </li></ul><ul><li>b. an arbitrary classification of modern humans, sometimes, esp. formerly, based on any or a combination of various physical characteristics, as skin color, facial form, or eye shape, and now frequently based on such genetic markers as blood groups. </li></ul><ul><li>c. a human population partially isolated reproductively from other populations, whose members share a greater degree of physical and genetic similarity with one another than with other humans. </li></ul><ul><li>4. a group of tribes or peoples forming an ethnic stock: the Slavic race. </li></ul><ul><li>5. any people united by common history, language, cultural traits, etc </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>The people of America hail from all over the world and all walks of life. No one “owns” America, we are all immigrants. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Coun try is Het erogeneous . </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>&quot;Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door.&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>What is race? </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The true Native Americans were persecuted and thought of to be “racially inferior”. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Fought to gain America’s freedom and Independence. </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom and rights of all non whites was Achieved. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Fought to Free the Slaves in America. </li></ul>“ We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory will swell when again touched as surely they will be by the better angels of our nature.”
  9. 13. <ul><li>America’s Fight for the Freedom of the Jewish People. </li></ul>
  10. 16. <ul><li>When they asked </li></ul><ul><li>If </li></ul><ul><li>I was Black or White </li></ul><ul><li>or what . </li></ul><ul><li>I said: </li></ul><ul><li>I was Black and White </li></ul><ul><li>and what </li></ul><ul><li>difference </li></ul><ul><li>did it make to them. </li></ul><ul><li>and they said: </li></ul><ul><li>did I have the answers </li></ul><ul><li> to the math problems? </li></ul><ul><li>and I had the answers . </li></ul>
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