So you’re fairly well aware of what it means to be White and antiracist. Test your knowledge with this special antiracism trivia quiz. Enjoy!
In a study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers replied to help-wanted ads by sending résumés from fictitious applicants. Each applicant had the same qualifications, but some had stereotypically African American sounding names while others had stereotypically White sounding names. How much more likely were applicants with stereotypically White names to get a callback regarding their applications than applicants with stereotypically Black names?
Identify the source of this quote: “We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the Protestant ethic of hard work and sacrifices. Capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white, both here and abroad.”
In the US, 57% of people in state prisons for drug offenses are African American. What percentage of illicit drug users in the US are African American?
According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 34 anti-Muslim organizations were operating in the US in 2015. How many were operating in the US one year later in 2016?
US Census data show that African American and Latina women earn how much for every dollar that a White man earns?
According to the Center for American Progress, compared with schools attended by at least 90% White students, those attended by at least 90% students of color spend how much less per pupil annually?
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Source: Adapted from EdChange and Paul C. Gorski, 2017 http://www.EdChange.org