Answer each of the following in 200 words minimum. They will be run through a plagiarism checker. Thanks.
1. Read “White Privilege and Male Privilege” by Peggy McIntosh(section attached), and “The Negative Consequences of Male Privilege” by Stephen Farough, in Understanding and Managing Diversity.What are your reactions to the articles? Do you prefer one article to the other? Do you find the information in both articles accurate? Is one more relevant than the other is? Why or why not?
2.Even within one’s own community, every individual is different. Based on your appearance(African- American male) or mannerisms, how might you be stereotyped in your local community? List both positive and negative stereotypes a stranger might assign to you. If you travelled to a different region of the country, how might you be stereotyped differently?
3.Watch(on YouTube) “TEDTalks: Verna Myers–How to Overcome our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them,” located on this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings page.
Reflect on the following:
- Where do you see positive and negative portrayals of the groups with which you are affiliated? What is the speaker’s point in going through this exercise of positive images?