After reading this Case Study in Section II, please comment on the at least three of the six Discussion
Questions listed at the end of the Case Study.

  1. According to McNickles, what explains the preception gap that exists between whites and African Americans
    when it comes to matters of race and racism?
  2. What is the difference between racial prejudice and racism?
  3. In what societal institutions can institutional racism be found?
  4. How do Arab Muslims suffer biases and prejudices similar to African Americans in a post 9/11 America?
  5. How does the facual evidence presented in this article lend support for to affirmative action programs and
  6. What must white people acknowledge for race relations to improve?
    After reading this Case Study in Section III, please post your comments to the following:
  7. What is meant by the terms “gender identity” and “gender expression”?
  8. Provide an example of some type of event that you have witnessed in your life that illustrates the
    contradictions and mixed messages that surround LGBT people in America.
  9. Develop five key criteria that could be used for evaluating how much an organization is “gay-friendly”.
  10. Discuss national activites and situations which could relate to this topic.

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