Race, Culture and Color
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The paper examines the articles "A White Woman of Color" by Julia Alvarez and "What White Supremacists Taught a Jewish Scholar about Identity" by Abby L. Ferber who discuss their experiences related to race, culture and color. The paper describes the cultural difference and clashes and the discriminatory or racial behaviors that are the result of social practices. The paper looks at Alvarez in relation to her American society and her Dominican community and Ferber with her Jewish origin and the White supremacist views.
From the Paper:"The issue of race and color has been an important aspect in the history of the United States and in general of the world. This was and still is one of the toughest hurdles to overcome in terms of the complete emancipation of the society. However, this is yet to be fully attained. Although this equality at the level of the society is indeed a lofty goal, there are various aspects which relate to the history and culture of a certain people that make this task to be practically impossible."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Alvarez, Julia. "White Woman of Color" Half and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial & Bicultural, New York: Pantheon Books, 1998.
- Ferber, Abby. "What white supremacists taught a Jewish scholar about identity". Chronicle of higher education. May 7, p B6. 1999.
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Race, Culture and Color (2008, August 13) Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/race-culture-and-color-106764/
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