Race as a Cultural Concept
documentary Race: The Power of Illusion
Based on the information in the documentary Race: The Power of Illusion (in combination with our lecture and the readings on this subject), answer the following 3 questions:
1.) Explain how "race" does not determine athletic ability.
2.) Explain the experiment conducted by students in the movie. Most important , what were the results and what do the results demonstrate about human biological variation?
3.) Provide two specific ways that this documentary make you rethink some of your assumptions about the cultural categories of "race" and actual biological variation of humans?