Study Guide: Exam #1

Key Terms

Exam #1 – CES 101

Mrs. Phipps

Extinction Thesis

1790 Naturalization Act

1-Drop Rule


Win Tribe


Homer Plessy



Restrictive covenants

FHA (and discrimination/institutional racism during this process)

Home Owner Association

White Flight





Institutional Racism


Rubin Research

Cultural Racism

Colorblind racism

Racial Inequality and drowning deaths

Johnson-Reid Act

Poll Tax

Literacy Test

Leo Frank

“In Between Peoples”

Takao Ozawa

Bhagat Singh Thind


Contract Buyers League

Dawes Act

“Kill the Indian, Save the Man”

Jim Crow


Implicit Bias

By the numbers

  1. Data on Employment discrimination (call backs)
  2. Housing Discrimination and Race
  3. Black/White wealth disparities
  4. NYPD “stop and frisk” policies
  5. Katherine Becket Seattle Study
  6. Crack/Cocaine ratio
  7. Patrick Sharkey’s research shows that black families making $______ typically live in the kinds of neighborhoods inhabited by white families making ______
  8. According to Coates “white households are worth roughly ____ times as much as black households”
  9. What percentage of whites in 2008 said they were not willing to live in neighborhood that was more than half black
  10. On average whites inherit $_______ dollars more than black families
  11. White middle families have ______ times wealth of equally achieving blacks


  1. What’s the difference between equity and equality
  2. What conversations about race does Jay Smooth encourage us to have
  3. What are 10 things everyone should know about race?
  4. How did whites in Chicago preserve segregation
  5. What impact did Ozawa and Thind have on Japanese farmers
  6. What’s the difference between color-blindness and color consciousness
  7. According to Williams, this is the opposite of color-blindness
  8. What sort of home loans were black families steered toward/pushed into during the 2000s
  9. What proposals does Coates offer to deal with history of racism and its persistent impact on opportunities and outcomes
  10. What is the difference between active and passive racism
  11. What are the dangers in colorblindness; how does it impact status quo
  12. In Virginia, how did the state classify if someone was black? What about Mississippi
  13. In Thind, what explanations did court use to explain why South Asians were not white; how was this different from ruling Ozawa
  14. How did Eastern and Southern Europeans become white
  15. What happened when Jose changed his name to Joe on his resume?

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