Review these helpful definitions and analysis of the terms race, nationality, and ethnicity and the differences between them. Recognize why many people don’t fit neatly into or identify with a set of pre-defined categories.
Race and ethnicity often go undifferentiated. However, these are two distinct categorizations of identity. Race typically refers to physical traits whereas ethnicity refers to cultural ones. Race is also often thought of as inherited while ethnicity is learned. Learn how race, ethnicity, and nati...
Open your awareness to colorism: prejudice or discrimination against darker-skinned people in favor of lighter-skinned people. Recognize the connection between colorism and white supremacy and consider the negative impacts of colorism in multiple racial and ethnic communities worldwide.
Recognize the ways in which speech patterns of many African-Americans vary from non-community members, and are often judged negatively. Consider how an inclusive attitude toward this vernacular form of English will create an accepting and supportive work environment for African-American employees.