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Pscolgical Traits Of An African American

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Transcript of Pscolgical Traits Of An African American

John Locke
"As John Locke says, “Let us suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper void of all characters, without ideas.”(300)
Critical Moments
Three Distinctive Character Traits
The African American
The Identity of an African American
Black or White?
"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."- John Locke
-Hostility towards Whites
- positive ways of looking at things
-adapt to different environments
Suppose an African American family that resided in an all black neighborhood adopted a white child at birth and raised the child in the black neighborhood until age 12; and, then moved to an all white neighborhood, what would be the child’s ethnic and racial identities?
Ethnicity vs. Race
ethnicity- culture
race- skin color, physical traits
Many different people will have many different views on what race and ethnicity are.
But ethnicity is culture. Some can be culturally black and look white physically. And some can look physically black but have

Black Culture vs Being Black
What exactly makes up the idea of "black culture"?
What makes a person "black"?
If you talk or act a certain way as a black person you are said to be a "white black person" What about if you are a white person who understands the black culture because you were born and raised black wat ill they say about you?
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