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Achievers Conversation March 2007. Let’s see what we know about race and ethnicity. 1 . In the 2000 U.S. Census, the largest self identified ethnic group was: a)English American b)German American c)African American d)Mexican American e)Irish American f)Italian American.

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Achievers conversation march 2007

Achievers ConversationMarch 2007

Let’s see what we know about race and ethnicity.


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1. In the 2000 U.S. Census, the largest self identified ethnic group was:a)English Americanb)German Americanc)African Americand)Mexican Americane)Irish Americanf)Italian American


2 how many racial groups are there in the world today a 3 b 5 c 24 d 130 e we cannot ever know

.2. How many racial groups are there in the world today?a)3b)5c)24d)130e) We cannot ever know.


Which one is black which one is latina which one is asian which one is white

Which one is Black?Which one is Latina?Which one is Asian?Which one is White?


Some physical differences between groups

SOME PHYSICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GROUPS

  • Skin color

  • Shape of nose

  • Height and weight

  • Shape of eyes

  • Blood type

  • Texture of hair

  • Shape of roof of mouth

  • Ability to eat and digest certain foods


3 what percentage of the u s population is multiracial a 2 4 b 7 7 c 13 3 d 20 9

.3. What percentage of the U.S. population is multiracial?a)2.4%b)7.7%c)13.3%d)20.9%


How about these people what are their races

How about these people? What are their “races”?


The two parents shown here are mixed race their mothers are white and their fathers are black

The two parents (shown here) are mixed race. Their mothers are white and their fathers are black.


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4. Of the population of “Arabs” living in the U.S. who identify as “religious,” about what percentage are Muslims?a) 23%b) 56%c) 81%d) 94%


5 what did jesus of nazareth probably look like

5. What did Jesus of Nazareth probably look like?


Israeli and british forensic anthropologists 2004

Israeli and British Forensic Anthropologists - 2004

  • Used skull evidence from the 1st century as well as skin, hair and eye information

  • Their depiction is not accurate, but certainly more accurate than most representations by artists.

  • They estimate that he would he would have been about 5-foot-1-inch, 110 lbs.


Jesus

Jesus


Achievers slides

6. How many Native American tribes (nations) currently exist in the United States?a)17b)104c)282d)575


Achievers slides

7. In what year were Native Americans given the right to obtain U.S. citizenship?a) 1808b) 1896c) 1924d) 1948e) 1957


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8. Which of the following groups has the highest poverty rate in the United States?a) African Americansb) Latino Americansc) Asian Americansd) Native Americanse) White Americans


Individuals living in poverty 2006

Individuals Living in Poverty - 2006

  • Whites – 8.0%

  • Blacks – 23.9%

  • Latino/as – 21.8%

  • Asians – 10.0%

  • Native Americans – 25.7%

  • U.S. Population – 12.1%

    Poverty Rate: $18,104 per year for 4 people


Don t drink the water by the dave matthews band

“Don’t Drink the Water”byThe Dave Matthews Band


Achievers slides

9. How many languages currently exist in the world?a) less than 300 b) approximately 1200 c) about 3750 d) approximately 6000


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10. Approximately how many people live as slaves in the world today?a) 650,000b) 1.9 millionc) 12.6 milliond) 27 million


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11. Of the world's 6,200,000,000 people, about how many live on $2 a day or less?a) 100,000,000b) 500,000,000c) 1,700,000,000d) 3,000,000,000


Millions of people either live in dumps or make their living sorting through garbage

Millions of people either live in dumps or make their living sorting through garbage


12 how many people in the u s speak a language other than english in the home a 7 b 13 c 17 d 26

12. How many people in the U.S. speak a language other than English in the home.a) 7%b) 13%c) 17%d) 26%


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13. Which one of the following is African and which one is African American?


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http://www.personal.psu.edu/smr8/Soc119/LectureNotesandInfo/RacePhotosFromDiamond.htm


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14. Which of the following groups is most likely to use illegal drugs?a) African Americansb) Latino Americansc) Asian Americansd) Native Americanse) White Americans


2004 illicit drug use past year ages 12 or older

2004 Illicit Drug Use – Past Year (Ages 12 or Older) *

PAST YEAR

  • White (8.1%)(15,581,392)

  • Black (8.7%)(2,970,402)

  • Am. Indian (12.3%)(227,891)

  • Asian (3.1%)(370,617)

  • Hispanic (7.2%)(2,913,062)

  • Multi-racial (13.3%)(193,230)

  • Total Minority:(6,675,202)

    * National Survey on Drug Use and Health & U.S. Census


Illicit drug use 2004 white vs people of color

Illicit Drug Use 2004 White vs. People of Color

  • White - 15,581,392(70 percent)

    (White people were 68 percent of U.S. population in 2004)

  • Total Minority - 6,675,202(30 percent)


Achievers slides

15. Which of the following groups is most likely to “get caught” for using illegal drugs?a) African Americansb) Latino Americansc) Asian Americansd) Native Americanse) White Americans


State and federal prisoners by race ethnicity

State and Federal Prisoners by Race/Ethnicity:

Percent of males between ages 25-29

  • White – 1.2% (of white males)

  • Hispanic/Latino – 2.5% (of Hispanic males)

  • Black – 8.4% (of black males)

  • Asian – .5% (of Asian males)

  • Native American – ?%

    * Bureau of Justice Statistics


Racial breakdown of local jails

Racial Breakdown of Local Jails

  • Black – 40% (12% of U.S. pop.)

  • White – 36% (68% of U.S. pop.)

  • Asian – 1% (4% of U.S. pop.)

  • American Indian – 1% (1% of U.S. pop)

  • Hispanic – 19% (13% of U.S. pop)

  • Multiracial – 3% (2 % of U.S. pop.)

    From: Bureau of Justice Statistics


2003 illegal drug arrests total 1 168 013

2003 illegal Drug Arrests Total: 1,168,013 *

  • Hispanic (26.5%)(308,182)

  • White (39.5%)(462,258)

  • Black (32.6%)(381,006)

  • Am. Indian (.6%)(7,453)

  • Asian (.8%)(9,124)

    * Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

    * Includes people under the age of 18


Total imprisoned in 2000 for illegal drug offenses from state courts

Total Imprisoned in 2000 for illegal drug offenses (from state courts):

  • White = 20 percent

  • Black = 58 percent

  • Hispanic/Latino = 21 percent

  • Other = 1 percent

    * Data from the Bureau of Prisons


Achievers slides

16. What percentage of American men and women between the ages 20-24 have “had sex” with someone of the same sex?a) 1% (men) & 9% (women)b) 5% (men) & 14% (women)c) 7% (men) & 4% (women)d) 10% (men) & 3% (women)


17 what percentage of teens say that interracial dating is no big deal a 22 b 46 c 60 d 73

17. What percentage of teens say that interracial dating is “no big deal?”a) 22%b) 46%c) 60%d) 73%


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18. Chinese Americans, Asian Indian Americans, and Korean Americans all had higher than average rates of poverty than the general population of the United States. Was the median family income of these groups lower or higher than the national average?a) higherb) lowerc) about the same


19 which group is most least likely to graduate from high school

19. Which group is most/least likely to graduate from high school?

a. Whites

b. Blacks

c. Latino/Latinas

d. Asians

e. Native Americans


Education graduating from high school 2005

Education (% graduating from High School) - 2005

Whites – 85.5%

Blacks – 72.3%

Latino/as – 52.4%

Asians – 80.4%

Native Americans – 70.9%

U.S. Population – 80.4%


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