Do you find your self avoiding using some words? Are you surprised when some people use certain terms? Reflect on the following questions:
- What words are problematic and/or confusing for you?
- What words do you choose to avoid?
- What words do you find offensive?
- What words best describe the groups to which you belong?
Below is a list of words. Check the words you've written against those presented here. What definition would you give to the words that you included in your answers above?
|classism||cutural dyslexia||cultural pluralism||culture shock|
|minorities||people of color||power||prejudice|