In a few words, what is one social issue that you care deeply about?
Social issues involve how people interact with one another and the environment in which they live. Examples of social issues include poverty, racism, violence, and environmental degradation. Understanding and addressing social issues can help create a more just and equitable society.
Intersectionality: the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage. Systemic Racism: the way in which racism is embedded in social, economic, and political institutions, policies, and practices. Cultural Appropriation: the act of adopting elements of an oppressed culture, such as dress, music, language, or customs, by members of a dominant culture.
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Can you think of an example of cultural appropriation?
How many people in the world live in slums?
- 3 billion people
- 880 million people
- 5 million people