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In this program, you will learn to:
- define race, ethnicity, culture, and nationality—and analyze the differences
- analyze the history and culture of major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S.
- question racial and cultural realities that inform the beliefs, actions and ideologies of Americans in local, regional, and national contexts
- distinguish differences between and similarities among ethnic communities
- analyze areas of stratification (race, ethnicity, gender, class, etc) and their relationships to equity and power
- build relationships with organizations that can strengthen racialized communities while paving the way for multicultural and multiracial relationships
This program focuses on the worlds and realities of four major under-represented groups:
- African Americans
- Asian Americans
- Native Americans
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman, Civil Rights activist
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