This essay focuses on global power imbalances. If so, does Miami offer any lessons from which the rest of the US might learn?. Do you think that Miami is “post-racial” in the sense that there is a mixing together. Here that makes race and ethnicity matter less than in other parts of the US, and along those lines.
One of the most sociologically significant aspects of Miami is its diversity. Whereas the Anglo/”white” population of the US is considered the dominant group culturally and in terms of political power. Do you believe that Miami is any different from the rest of the country in this regard. Which group(s), if any, do you think are dominant here in terms of culture, power and economics?.
Do you believe that people in South Florida have different sorts of experiences regarding how they are treated. Due to race or ethnicity in ways that might not be the case in other parts of the US?. If so, does Miami offer any lessons from which the rest of the US might learn? . Do you think that Miami is “post-racial” in the sense that there is a mixing together. Here that makes race and ethnicity matter less than in other parts of the US, and along those lines?.
In the 18th century, who used geographical location and phenotypic traits like skin color to place people. That not only formed the notion that there are separate racial “types” but also fuel the idea that these differences had a biological basis.
That flawed principle laid the groundwork for the belief that some races were superior to others. Creating global power imbalances that benefite white. Europeans over other groups, in the form of the slave. “We can’t understand race and racism outside of the context of history, and more importantly economics. Because the driver of the triangular trade [which included slavery] was capitalism, and the accumulation of wealth,” said Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe. A medical anthropologist at the Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference at the Social Science Research Institute , Duke University. She is also the associate director of engagement for the Center on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation at Duke. The center is part of a movement across the United States whose members lead events and discussions with the public to challenge.