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Race and ethnicity

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Please define the difference between race and ethnicity. I need examples of discrimination against a culture, race, or ethnic group in this country and an explanation of why the discrimination exists and a description of the ways the discrimination has affected the people of this country. Additionally, please discuss conditions that have resulted from the discrimination such as segregation, political, unrest, poverty, or war.

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Race and ethnicity are two very distinct things and people often confuse them or think that they are interchangeable.

ETHNICITY: This refers to a group of people who share common values, customs, heritages and are from the same geographical area. People from Russia have a Russian ethnicity; people from Ireland are of an ethnic background.

RACE: People in society who have ...

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This solution discusses the difference between race and ethnicity and examples of discrimination against specific race, cultural or ethnic groups.

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