A great deal of discussion takes place in our society which is centered on race as an important component of social inequality. This essay will examine how race is both a myth and a reality. Why is race part of all our social locations, whether we recognize it or not? Further, we will make a case for why race matters, with a consideration of how race and histories of racism affect people's experiences of life chances.
[...] This category of race is what affects education, as it creates a notion of the Because race creates a class of these people are faced with obstacles in attaining education, as there are social forces working against them because of their status as the There is a reality within Canadian society that is very racially induced, and it has not been silenced in Canada, and likely never will. Just because racist tendencies cannot be proven (instead they are written off as curiosity, ignorance, stupidity, and so does not mean it is not present. [...]
[...] We must deconstruct why it is that people in Canada have a negative impression of other ethnicities? How privilege becomes manifested in the moment (how and why is it constituted), and how the relationship of oppressed/oppressor exists in social relations all over the country in everyday life? It is this relationship of oppressed/oppressor that makes race play a role in educational attainment, and racial majority's are expected to receive and education, while minorities (or the oppressed) have to overcome obstacles to experience the same educational opportunities. [...]
[...] The idea of has had a long history, and these historical notions of race have not left us yet. Imagine the following scenario, as it is one that occurs everyday in Canadian cities, and it is one that shows how racism is deeply entrenched in Canadian social culture. A new immigrant from China arrives to one of Canada's large urban centers. They are educated and poised to use their experience to better themselves and Canada as they attempt to assimilate themselves into Canadian culture. [...]
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