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Checking the Right Bubble

Posted 05/11/2023 by Shana Saint-Phard

TJ Journal students discuss racial labels and inaccuracies. 

Shana Saint-Phard and Farah Djama discuss how racial labeling is used in the United States, and the inaccuracy of grouping North African and Middle Eastern Americans with White Americans. Shana and Farah talk about their own personal life experiences, explaining the nuances of  racial and ethnic labels.