A big topic of discussion in our college lit. class lately, has been the topic of race. One of the questions our teacher our teacher asked was...is there such thing as race?
My answer is yes! I think there is definitely such a thing as race. If there wasn't I don't think people would make such a big deal about it all the time. However, I don't think it just has to do with your color of your skin, which is the first thing people think of. Every race has a different style of, "slang, songs, movies, cartoons, jokes, and theater," (Barrett and Roediger). When immigrants first came to America, these different styles were the way people of the same race could find others like them. Words such as guinea, was linked to African slaves. To an even greater extent, those from the northwest coast of Africa. By using words like these, which are original and from a certain area, others from where they are from. Therefore, I do believe there is such a thing as race.
9 years ago