Race & Ethnicity: Crash Course Sociology #34

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Adrian Fahrenheit : What do you call a belt that is made out of watches??? A waist of time.

Bram06 : People that disliked the video, what's your reason? Please give constructive criticism and not merely hate

That One Dude : I thought Latinx was a new Trap artist

The Bamboozler : They better not say anything I disagree with, REEEEEEEEEEEEEE

ruoweii : this comments section really brings home the harsh reality that technology and industry may have progressed with the times, but mindsets and perspectives have (and do) not.

Matuz : I'm really glad to see that you're not discouraged by the irrational backlash you sometimes get on these videos. Keep going, Crash Course!

にゃあエイリアンMeowAlien : Sigh, again, the comment section is a disappointment

Giullare di Dio : Some people need to be reminded that to assert that race is a 'social construct' is not to deny that it has a biological component. Obviously different populations in different regions of the world may have different genetically determined traits, but the point is that the divisions of where one 'race' begins and another ends are not clear-cut, as the discussion of 'whiteness' illustrates.

ibra s : I'm sure this comment section will be full of rational individuals debating with fact based arguments !!

LolGuy : Wow, people in the comment section are arguing as if they are social scientists.

Silverizael : I feel like most of the commenters weren't even listening to the video. She very clearly described race as both a social construct and biological.

SZA SZA : There truly is only one race..... *THE HUMAN RACE*

SuperSmashyfication : Society is a racial construct.

PUNKISINTHEDETAILS : I thought Jackie Chan was the black belt of America?

troryANCAS : Oh man … I feel so bad for the host—her videos almost always get loads of dislikes. And it's not even her fault, imo.

Laura Ingouf : We just talked about race and ethnicity in my biological anthropology class. My professor is very good and she helped us to see why race is not biological. We did activities and tried to define races ourselves then compared our self-identified races with the characteristics we came up with. In a class of 30-40 people, none of the groups of "races" matched all of the things we said about the races even including skin color. I think being able to see these things for yourself would help a lot of people to understand this idea. I know some people just don't want to change their minds, but if you understand science and genetics and are open to reason, it is clear that racial categories aren't biologically valid.

slumdogtrillionaire : Im selling: -popcorn buckets for $7 -candy bars for $1 -drinks for $1

megaszx08 : Latinx? What are you doing to the Spanish language?

TheRandomguy06 : You don't have to be disadvantaged to be a minority. Jewish people are a minority and they are not opressed in the US.

Phyrexious : People who downvote right away are no true scientists. Ignorance is bliss to those who have preset idea's and are unwilling to learn new information. You would think a science channel like CrashCourse would have a better educated audience.

TheKatanaRama : "South African apartheid is an example of a white minority oppressing black south africans" "To be a minority a group must be in a position of disadvantage" Way to contradict yourself...

Vito Corleone : Listen to understand, do not listen to argue

Cato W Gustavson : "Race" is so american. We northern europeans just see ethnicity.

Suso Medin : American obession meaningless in the rest of the world.

Oslo MGTOW : *Race is not a social construct. Race (and ethnicity) is biological, it is genetic! ... But RACISM, now that's a social construct, because it is a result of socialization.* Know the difference!

Archduke Tunafish : Hold on now, Poles aren't Eastern Europeans. We are Central Europeans and we don't like being called Eastern Europeans.

RAPHAEL BADAGBOR : We are all one race. The Human Race!

darkblood626 : Race is a socially constructed category? Tell that to Forensic anthropologists

Евгений Долгов : "Race is a socially constructed category". Thanx, I'm off.

freak gamer : "Gender is a social construct" Welp, I guess that its back for me to books if I want to really learn something.

Yule Averdean : Just a warning, all these people who are making arguments "race is not a social construct" did not get past the title of the video and have not considered or seen all the information presented in the video before repeating the same opinion they make in every other video related to this topic. *In summary, their opinions are uninformed and based only upon their own experiences which mean they have not considered all the perspective to give you any meaningful insight

C. dogg : "minorities occupy a lower status in society" "in south afirca the white minority ruled the country" these are mutually exclusive.

Ethan Owens : What happened to Science

TheOrbitalDropShock : Women are not a minority by that definition.

Christian Bishop : I'm a black American. Not African American. Not a person of color. Not a minority. Not urban. Not brown. My ancestors where the slaves that built the United States ✊🏽🇺🇸

Haby 2611 : As an English learner, it's very weird for me to hear the word race being used to describe ethnicity. In French, "race" is an extremely racist word.

Beau : Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell is a great read if you're interested in this sort of topic.

Rinku Seiker : Actually, I'm curious now. Since there have been reports where people are more likely to argue/disprove/disagree with facts or ideas if they were shared by women compared to men, is it possible that there are so many people who disagree with the information Nicole is stating in this video because she's a woman? Might the hostility towards the information being stated not only because of personal values for or against them, but also because of who the narrator is? What would the like-to-dislike ratio and content in the comment section be like if this video was narrated by Mike, Hank or John instead? 🤔

Orev : "Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Iranian, Moroccan" None of those are ethnicities. They're nationalities. And no, Lebanese, Iranians, and Moroccans are not "white", they're Caucasian. Caucasian and White are not the same thing. All white people are caucasian, but not all caucasians are white. "White" is a race, whereas "caucasian/caucasoid" is a phenotypical classification based on skeletal anatomy. For instance: I am a White (race), Caucasian (phenotype), Canadian (nationality), Serb (ethnicity), Slav (also ethnicity, but more broadly an ethno-linguistic group).

NarrowMullen : I'm sure that after the video on gender, the comment section for this video will be much more respectful and insightful.

J. Renard : i’m a Black man from the South, and literally NO ONE has used the term “Black Belt.” WTF is Crash Course on about? they’re just making wild claims now

Dol _ : I feel like I learned a lot, thank you Crash Course

Gata Man : An abundance of dislikes because she's correct about race, surprised

LegendaryNinjaGamer : Isn't there only one race ? The human race ?

freesk8 : Race is genetic. Ethnicity is cultural. Much that goes by the title of Sociology is not science. Only a small percentage of the peer-reviewed scientific articles published as sociology either reach statistical significance or have results that are reproduced or reproducible by other scientists. Sociology is too often marred by political agenda. Remain skeptical and think for yourself.

starlight : Dislike crew already out trolling 🤔

Haby 2611 : We are all part of the human race and are from different ethnicities. Period.

Plaguewalkerful : I think yall are missing the point and trying to get mad.

Random Complex : A lot of people here in the comments seem to have completely misunderstood the video to a surprising degree.

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