The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America Quiz

Shelby Steele
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Steele's view said that vulnerability affects what aspects of black life? (from Chapter 4, The Recomposed Self, More on Vulnerability)

2.

It's Steele's belief that in what types of areas do blacks many times withhold effort? (from Chapter 3, Being Black and Feeling Blue, Black Hesitation on the Brink)

3.

What did Steele say has become synonymous with color? (from Chapter 8, The Recoloring of Campus Life, Student Racism, Academic Pluralism, and the End of a Dream)

4.

What did Steele say that many say is the purpose of affirmative action? (from Chapter 7, Affirmative Action, The Price of Preference)

5.

With regard to racial insecurity, blacks prove this by portraying what type of attitude about black pride, according to Steele? (from Chapter 3, Being Black and Feeling Blue, Black Hesitation on the Brink)

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