What is your race?

Ethnicity is your ethnic background = Spanish, Korean, French. Race is way United States rationalizes ethnic backgrounds in groups such as "Hispanic" which can mean "Spanish, Cuban, Mexican" etc. when in reality, a race more to be something like "the human race" Some other races are something like Asian.
A.

What is a racial classification?

a classification of modern humans, sometimes, esp. formerly, based on an arbitrary selection of physical characteristics, as skin color, facial form, or eye shape, and now frequently based on such genetic markers as blood groups. b.
  • Is race or ethnicity biological?

    Race is associated with biology, whereas ethnicity is associated with culture. In biology, races are genetically distinct populations within the same species; they typically have relatively minor morphological and genetic differences.
  • What is an example of a race?

    Race refers to a person's physical characteristics, such as bone structure and skin, hair, or eye color. An example of race is brown, white, or black skin (all from various parts of the world), while an example of ethnicity is German or Spanish ancestry (regardless of race) or Han Chinese.
  • What is the difference between race and ethnicity?

    While race and ethnicity share an ideology of common ancestry, they differ in several ways. First of all, race is primarily unitary. You can only have one race, while you can claim multiple ethnic affiliations. You can identify ethnically as Irish and Polish, but you have to be essentially either black or white.
B.

What are the different types of races?

There are now five categories for data on race:
  • 1) American Indian or Alaska Native.
  • 2) Asian.
  • 3) Black or African American.
  • 4) Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
  • 5) White.
  • What is the ethnic breakdown of the United States?

    Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and 2010
    Race and Hispanic/Latino originCensus 2010, populationPercent of population
    White196,817,55263.7
    Black or African American37,685,84812.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native2,247,098.7
    Asian14,465,1244.7
  • What percent of the US is black 2017?

    The projected black population, either alone or in combination, of the United States (including those of more than one race) on July 1, 2060. On that date, according to the projection, the black population would constitute 17.9 percent of the nation's total population.
  • What are the different races of the world?

    The mid 20th century racial classification by American anthropologist Carleton S. Coon, divided humanity into five races:
    • Caucasoid (White) race.
    • Negroid (Black) race.
    • Capoid (Bushmen/Hottentots) race.
    • Mongoloid (Oriental/ Amerindian) race.
    • Australoid (Australian Aborigine and Papuan) race.
C.

What are the four races?

The mid 20th century racial classification by American anthropologist Carleton S. Coon, divided humanity into five races:
  • Caucasoid (White) race.
  • Negroid (Black) race.
  • Capoid (Bushmen/Hottentots) race.
  • Mongoloid (Oriental/ Amerindian) race.
  • Australoid (Australian Aborigine and Papuan) race.
  • What is the meaning of ethnicity and race?

    Race is a socially meaningful category of people who share biologically transmitted traits that are obvious and considered important. In contrast, ethnicity means a shared cultural heritage. In short, race is based on biology, while ethnicity is based on culture.
  • What is the Capoid race?

    The Capoid race is a historical racial category proposed in 1962 by anthropologist Carleton S. Coon and named after the Cape of Good Hope; these people had formerly been regarded as a sub-type of the historical racial category Negroid.
  • When did the idea of race come about?

    I argue that race was institutionalized beginning in the 18th century as a worldview, a set of culturally created attitudes and beliefs about human group differences. Race and its ideology about human differences arose out of the context of African slavery.

Updated: 19th October 2018

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