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Assumptions About African Americans
A discussion of how African Americans are perceived by whites.
# 122310 | 1,500 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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This paper gives an account of the manner in which African Americans as a group are perceived by whites to behave. It further discusses how the white culture thinks African Americans should behave. According to the paper, whites set higher standards for African Americans. A history of slavery and racism in the U.S. Civil Rights movement is also examined.

From the Paper:

"The purpose of this research is to examine assumptions about culture and race that help explain the way one demographic group, African Americans, is perceived to behave. The plan of the research will be to set forth the historical and social context in which issue fronts emerge on this topic and then discuss the content of misaligned logic and prejudices that inform faulty cultural and racial assumptions associated with the African Americans. In the background of any meaningful discussion of culture and race in the United States there looms..."

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