Words of Wisdom:

"The best way to fail is to never try." - Eac1687


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Racial profiling: a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups 
Civil Rights: The rights to full legal, social, and economic equality extended to blacks.

Ethnicity [(eth-nis-uh-tee)]Identity with or membership in a particular racial, national, or cultural group and observance of that group's customs, beliefs, and language.

Race: an arbitrary classification of modern humans, sometimes, esp. formerly, based on any or a combination of various physical characteristics, as skin color, facial form, or eye shape, and now frequently based on such genetic markers as blood groups.

Asian American: A U.S. citizen or resident of Asian descent.

Model Minority:

Stereotype: a simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group

Diversity: The state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness; variety; multiformity;
a point of difference.

Marginal Minority Group:

1965 Immigration Reform Act:

Prejudice: unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, esp. of a hostile nature, regarding a racial, religious, or national group.

Discrimination: treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination

Paradigm Shift: acceptance by a majority of a changed belief, attitude, or way of doing things
Inequality: [(in⋅e⋅qual⋅i⋅ty)] the condition of being unequal; lack of equality; disparity: inequality of size

Economic Opression:.

Immigrants: A person who leave one country to settle permanently.

Naturalization: The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen; also, the state of being naturalized.



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