Analysis Of Racism Without Racists By Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

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This book is called Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States, and it was written by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva. It focuses on the new type of racism that has risen in the United States, colorblind racism. The author explains how minorities (Blacks, Latinos, etc) have been suffering the consequences of this new racism, it goes from how did it started, the consequences of it, interviews, story telling, surveys as proof, how can we eradicated, and other things related to the topic. In this book review I will give a summary of each chapter and I will conclude it by giving my opinion on the arguments made by the author. Color blind racism suggest that minorities (Latinos were used as an …show more content…

The author with the help of the 1998 DAS survey, came with the conclusion that the majority of Black people do not use the color blind racist frames as often as White people do. Throughout this chapter, personal interviews and real life examples are brought up to give the readers a better portrait of how Blacks are affected not only directly but indirectly as well. Something that was unexpected while reading this chapter was that in several occasions Blacks were just as likely to believe the racially defined …show more content…

I went to this shop were there was and advertisement about an “arubaito”, I speak Japanese as a Native speaker, I hold a Japanese Passport, so I thought it would be okay to ask for information. Once I asked the employee (in Japanese) about it, he asked my name and when I said I am “Ono Koume” he looked at me like if he saw a ghost, then kindly smile and said “Oh we are sorry but we do not have jobs available anymore”. Moreover, one of the things I learned and surprised me is that as I previous mentioned young, working class women are the ones more likely to be racially progressive; this is something that I did not think about until I red it about it. By reading this book, I realized how most of us want to be free of the problem (racism) without actually solving but just avoiding it. I chose this book because the title sounded interesting, how can they be racism without racists right? However, reading this book gave me a different perspective about racism, we can be racist in so many ways without even realizing, and it is sad the fact that we have got use to it. Color blind racism do exist, and if we want to change this we

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