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Racial Smog

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The effects from racial smog causes clear division in societies across the world and unfortunately the prejudice that derives from such beliefs are often based on simply skin color. When I think of smog, I think of pollution, smoke and haze that floats in the air making it hard to see through. When I consider racial smog I think of how our culture defines differences in humans and places these stereotypes or labels on each group or on the individual person. I grew up in Cincinnati Ohio. Race and racial tension was always floating in the air. The culturally diverse “melting pot” I call my home allowed me to immerse myself in many different types of cultures. In my house, my family did not tolerate discrimination towards others. Therefore I learned early that all humans are born equal and with the same freedoms.

In Chapter 3, of our text it defines human races as cultural constructs which…

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About K. Ryan

My name is Krysta Ryan and I am a student at Ashford University seeking a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a bachelor's degree Mass Communication. I am from Cincinnati Ohio in which my professional experiences include Executive Management within the nonprofit sector and worked as a Social Media Manager which allowed me to gain a working knowledge of writing for newer digital platforms.

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  • Bachelor’s in Journalism
  • Bachelor’s Mass Communication
  • Minor in Writing
  • Specialization
    • Environmental Science
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