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Interminority racism in the United States

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Interminority racism in the United States

Interminority racism is prejudice or discrimination between social minority groups. This article strictly addresses interminority racism as it exists in the United States.

Contents

  • Racial Tension 1
  • Examples of interminority racism in the U.S. 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Racial Tension

There has been a long-running racial tension between African Americans and Mexican Americans.[1][2] In several significant riots in California prisons, Mexican American and African American inmates targeted each other specifically, over racial issues.[3][4] There have been reports of racially motivated attacks against African Americans who have moved into neighborhoods occupied mostly by Mexican Americans, and vice versa.[5][6]

Current US policy advocates a multiculturalist discourse to acknowledge multiracial difference. Multiculturalist theorists like Claire Jean Kim criticizes that this contemporary policy because it still refuses to acknowledge the interminority inequalities and antagonisms generated by this new diversity.[7]

Examples of interminority racism in the U.S.

See also

References

  1. ^ Race relations | Where black and brown collide | Economist.com
  2. ^ Riot Breaks Out At Calif. High School, Melee Involving 500 People Erupts At Southern California School - CBS News
  3. ^ JURIST - Paper Chase: Race riot put down at California state prison
  4. ^ http://newsmine.org/archive/security/incarceration/racial-segregation-continues-in-california-prisons.txt
  5. ^ Gang mayhem grips LA | World news | The Observer
  6. ^ BAW: The Hutchinson Report: Thanks to Latino Gangs, There’s a Zone in L.A. Where Blacks Risk Death if They Enter
  7. ^ Kim, Claire Jean. "Imagining race and nation in multiculturalist America" in Ethnic and Racial Studies. Nov 2004. 27:6.
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