Talking and Reading about Racism and Discrimination Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Talking and Reading about Racism and Discrimination
An examination of a quote from Lee Anne Bell's article "Telling Tales: What Stories Can Teach Us About Racism".
# 141661 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Racism) , Sociology (General)


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This paper deconstructs and examines the following quote from Lee Anne Bell's 2003 article in Race, Ethnicity and Education, entitled "Telling tales: what stories can teach us about racism": ""While counter-narratives 'tell on' racism, dominant group stories often bolster the status-quo by minimizing racism, avowing White goodness and innocence, and focusing on an exaggerated sense of forward progress. In small but growing numbers, many Whites also assert that the country has gone too far in the other direction, arguing that racism is 'reversed'"" (Bell 14). "

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"This paper will deconstruct and examine the following quote from Lee Anne Bell's 2003 article in Race, Ethnicity and Education, entitled "Telling tales: what stories can teach us about racism": While counter-narratives `tell on' racism, dominant group stories often bolster the status-quo by minimizing racism, avowing White goodness and innocence, and focusing on an exaggerated sense of forward progress. In small but growing numbers, many Whites also assert that the country has gone too far in the other direction, arguing that racism is `reversed' (Bell, 14)."

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