I’m Not Racist I’m Colorblind – Sociology in Focus
Discrimination: Individual vs. Institutional – Khan Academy
Malfunction Heard around the World: Cultural Appropriation, White Privilege and Misogynoir – Everyday Sociology Blog
General Social Survey Data
Give examples of different forms of racism/ethnicism
OER Text Material
Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Section: 10.4
This section provides an overview of individual and institutional racism. There is not enough discussion of colorblind or aversive racism. This chapter should be supplemented with sources that further illustrate types of racism. Section 5 also includes a discussion of white privilege which may align with this learning outcome as well as an outcome on the impacts of race.
Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)
- The Society Pages: "Colorblindness vs. Race-Consciousness - An American Ambivalence"
A great article in which Meghan Burke explains the impacts of a colorblind ideology and provides an overview of her research.
- Discrimination: Individual vs. Institutional – Khan Academy
Great video describing individual and institutional discrimination.
- Malfunction Heard around the World: Cultural Appropriation, White Privilege and Misogynoir – Everyday Sociology Blog
This short article uses the example of Janet Jackson’s super bowl wardrobe malfunction to examine the terms cultural appropriation and white privilege.
Data on the share of Americans who say racism is a big problem. This data is fro 2017 but could be used to generate discussion about whether students think the results would be similar or different today and why.