I’m working on a Social Science exercise and need support.
The goal of this discussion is to allow you to analytically and creatively examine the unit’s concepts. Through productive discourse with your classmates, you can expand your thinking to consider other points of view and experiences, and challenge each other to see different analytical perspectives. To do so, it is important to write clearly, give reference or context for your examples so that they are understood, and include citations for the source of the points that you make. Use evidence based claims to support your positions and use a sociological perspective when constructing your posts.
Find an example from the news that challenges the idea that we live in a post-racial society.
- Explain what inequality, bias, and privilege are exhibited.
- What does this tell us about the salience of race in contemporary society? One example might be when Starbucks employees called the police on two black men sitting in the coffee shop. (Men Arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks Speak out; Police Commissioner Apologizes (Links to an external site.))