Race dividing the world


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Race dividing the world

  1. 1. Race: Dividing up the World<br />
  2. 2. Our Objectives<br />SWBAT give examples of how race has been used as a tool of divisiveness <br />SWBAT to see how the hegemony has been able to change the definition of race over time<br />
  3. 3. Lets review a little bit<br />Define the term culture <br />What is affected by culture?<br />Does culture have a plural or singular nature?<br />
  4. 4. What is race?<br />In your own words?<br />How have we redefined the word race?<br />What is the biological foundation of race?<br />Where did the concept race originate from?<br />Why did the people in charge feel a need to separate the races?<br />
  5. 5. Slavery of the mind<br />For generations I would argue that in the US, the concept of race has been polarized between black and white.<br />How do you think the recent immigration issues in the US may challenge those views?<br />
  6. 6. Race has been a huge issue since…<br />The American Revolution<br />Who had privileges of full citizenship?<br />White males <br />
  7. 7. Wait, I have an idea!<br />Read through paragraph 3 <br />What other groups were in the US at the time?<br />How did Congress react to Charles Sumners Suggestion?<br />
  8. 8. What words were used to describe the “others”?<br />Why do you think that other groups were described like this?<br />
  9. 9. But what question does that leave?<br />Who is white?<br />Who decides who is white?<br />Read through paragraph 4<br />
  10. 10. In the United States…<br />Who was making the distinction of whiteness?<br />Were the Chinese considered white?<br />What were they?<br />
  11. 11. I’ll read paragraph 5 aloud<br />Armenians?<br />Hawaiians?<br />Turks?<br />Indians?<br />Mexicans?<br />Native Americans?<br />
  12. 12. According to Mathew Frye Jacobson, race has been used to guard what?<br />Not for understanding global relationships among the world’s people.<br />
  13. 13. SOOOOOO SMART! Paragraph 6<br />Takao Ozawa<br />Japanese immigrant<br />Petitioned the court<br />US citizen<br />1875 law=Africans are citizens<br />Also, Judges had previously ruled<br />Anyone not black was white<br />
  14. 14. So did Takao Ozawa get his citizenship?<br />Read paragraph 7 to find out?<br />
  15. 15. Did He?<br />Why?<br />WTH???<br />White but not Caucasian?<br />Caucasian but not white?<br />What is Caucasian anyway?<br />
  16. 16. Take out your phones and Ipods!<br />Google Caucasian!<br />What does it mean?<br />
  17. 17. Lets take a look @ p.8<br />Immigration<br />1924<br />Who’s being included?<br />Who’s being excluded?<br />1965<br />Who’s being included?<br />Who’s being excluded?<br />P.9<br />1991-1994<br />Who’s being included?<br />Who’s being excluded?<br />WHO?<br />
  18. 18. Lets check for understanding<br />Who decides which differences matter?<br />How is that point of view enforced?<br />What do the Supreme Court rulings suggest about the meaning of race?<br />What do they suggest about race and its relationship to power?<br />
  19. 19. Lets take a look at your table<br />Census-I looked for the results of the 2010 census-empty handed <br />What do the numbers suggest about the 1965 law?<br />What do they suggest about the 1990 law?<br />
  20. 20. Angelo Ancheta believes…<br />That the 1990 law has racial and ethnic biases built into it.<br />What are those biases?<br />How are they held to the ones held in earlier US history?<br />What differences seem most striking?<br />
  21. 21. Now! Rodney King & the LA Riots<br />A case study<br />Sublime<br />Rodney king Beating <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wM7GIpldc0&feature=related<br />Overview & Reginald Denny<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxBRyygMmTs<br />In living Color Satire<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahtTVqdAYso&feature=related<br />