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Class, Poverty, and Perception
Diversity Activities Resource Guide
Diversity Bingo, p7; Perceptions, p10; Are you what you eat? p13; Class and Poverty Awareness Quiz, p17 - 19; Cultural Identity Worksheet, p22
Kira Sincock - Racial Stereotypes
Kira believes that each of us is more than our racial background. She talks from the perspective of a biracial woman, who has a South Korean mother and a father of European descent.
Sadie Ortiz - Battling Cultural Stereotypes
Sadie examines the stereotypes she deals with daily as a self-described "furious Hispanic."
Michael Rain - What It's Like to be the Child of Immigrants
Michael Rain is on a mission to tell the stories of first-generation immigrants, who have strong ties both to the countries they grew up in and their countries of origin.
Bias Identification Quiz
How does your perception shape how you view those around you and societal topics? What are my biases? To understand self and perspective.
Independent Lens - American Denial - Implicit Bias Test
This excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary American Denial looks at the “Implicit Bias Test,” which was created to test people’s unconscious bias toward words, and races. It is not about conscious attitudes and beliefs, as one researcher tells us in the film, but about something you yourself may not know you have.
How the biases in the back of your mind affect how you feel about race
Americans born in the Millennial generation are more likely to say they're not racist and less likely to use racist expressions. But subconscious prejudices still persist. Hari Sreenivasan visits a psychology lab at New York University, where researchers test subjects’ instinct and decision-making to learn more about these implicit biases.
Blue Feed, Red Feed
See Liberal Facebook and Conservative Facebook, Side by Side (no longer updated)
Cultures, Subcultures, and Countercultures: Crash Course Sociology #11
What is culture? How do we define it and how does it change? We’ll explore different categories of culture, like low culture, high culture, and sub-cultures. We'll also revisit our founding theories to consider both a structural functionalist and a conflict theory perspective on what cultures mean for society.