Beliefs about race and ethnicity influence our cultures, politics, and relationships. What is race? What is ethnicity? This group explores those concepts.
Don, the more I learn, the more I realize I'll never know everything I want to know. This is an example. I look into the faces and wonder.... Just wonder.
As for the hierarchy of color, when are people going to move on?
On your side note, it's probably a good thing I didn't somehow wind up in Brazil in my youth. I might have been tempted in all sorts of ways... and never wanted to return!
Is Europe the new Arkansas? Maybe. In some ways. "Opinion: Racism is nesting in Europe." Europe is a big, diverse continent to saddle with such a generalization. The author states... "These days, French society is perceived as virulently racist, but on a fundamental level it is no more racist than others. The rejection of the foreign, that which is different, that which is considered to be a threat to our security, is a universal reflex that leaves no society untouched. Racism can in some cases focus on one community, but this does not mean that others will not also be affected by it. There is no discrimination in the exercise of hatred. Everyone has to endure it."