The Importance Of Cultur Culture

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One cannot actually define culture without having a thorough understanding of race, ethnicity, social class, gender, world history, black history and sociology of the world. It is an illusion of inclusion that always has and will continue to be a hindrance of understanding a culture in the realm of education. People within different ethnic backgrounds defines what culture truly is. It’s a culture that people identify themselves, some conform to society 's values, while others do not; hence being labeled, chastised, ridiculed or even targeted by the so-called powers to be in mainstream society. Unfortunately, there has been a protracted effort and an on-going effort to make sure that African American culture is erased from the books of education. …show more content…
In America, we are culturally conditioned to believe, that white is superior, black is inferior, and the manifestation of that cultural conditioning is that black and brown people are undervalued, underestimated and marginalized (Cohen & Cohen, 2009). It 's not a racist statement but a fact of life. For example, cultural conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as professors, politicians, religious leaders, teachers, peers and the media defines our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we distinguish ourselves. It determines everything we know about yourself unless you have some other factual content to counter it, namely, the ‘truth. ' Why, African history, it is world history since life began in Africa, not Europe. Only, knowing the ‘truth’ counters

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