1. Why do people tell stories about races that are not consistent with the facts? Hint; the answer is not “because they are misinformed/uneducated/don;t know.” Rather what are the sociological reasons given. (What functions it serves for society) for so many of us to tell racial stories in such similar ways?
2. Consider the quote below and propose an alternative way that the speaker could relate the same information or experience without reproducing colorblind racism? What would that look like? According to the textbook Getting Real About Race by Stephanie McClure and Cherise Harris(2015)
“If the standard college application simply did not include race, there would be no room for inequality.”