Review your notes/readings on social problems and race/ethnic inequality.
Then, watch this Ted Talk by Brittany Barron titled “What Beyonce Taught Me About Race.” :
Then answer the questions below
- According to Barron, how does the history of racial oppression in the United States relate to our current state of race relations? How does this relate to modern racism as outlined in your text?
- Your text discusses social-psychological and sociological understandings of prejudice. Which framework aligns with Barron’s position? Be specific and mention the concepts/theories that you see reflected in the video.
- Which one of the three sociological frameworks (conflict, structural functionalism or symbolic interactionism) do you think Barron is operating from? Why? Be specific and thorough in your response.