race theory

Guiding Questions

Critical Race Theory

Ritzer Text

  1. Summarize the tenants of critical race theory.
  2. What does it mean to whitewash race?
  3. How does critical theory differ from a traditional ways of thinking about social theory?


  1. What are some of the consequences of racial prejudice according to DuBois? What evidence do you see of this in contemporary race relations?


  1. How would you define colorblind racism after reading the work of Bonilla-Silva?
  2. Summarize the following and provide an example that was not in the text: Abstract liberalism, naturalization, cultural racism, minimization of racism