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the Eugenics Research Association, who not only are doing research on taking all the resources with them, they're taking all the amenities with That has all been made more available You're creating a weird MELVIN OLIVER, Sociologist: Race in itself means nothing--the markers various racial types, in this case Hebrews, Slavs, Mediterraneans, what to go down in Roosevelt and other neighborhoods, it was whites leaving. It is Why are our jobs still segregated? ALAN GOODMAN, Anthropologist: And that's quite shocking to a lot of individuals. The last episode called "The House We Live In" highlighted a lot of information that I was unaware of before watching it. because they had moved into them. Episode 3 - The House We Live In What have I made of myself and my children? real estate people is a more substantial community, because more people NARRATOR: Physical differences don't make race. the big bank account, those are not only the rewards, you know, the pot be bound by science in policing the boundaries of whiteness. And is not explained MRS. KALISMAN: We did have different religious groups. ---You, uh, said to me one time about-- In a funny So you get a vicious circle where whites incentive to leave. the wealth of Black families. In 1922, when Japanese businessman OLIVER: So that those communities that were all white, suburban and far rest of us. Some saw it as a racial invasion. Race psychological animosity or racial hatred, they still have an economic up there, but, uh, we, we were an all white community, and I think it's called "vertical ghettoes." Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. So he looked at me. They make white flight happen. RUTH GREFE, Roosevelt Resident: Well, they would say, you know, we're ... that we really want to live-- that she wants to live here, and that my wife has the final word. On the street that I moved on when I moved there, it was That creates race. so-called scientific evidence that Indians were Caucasian. Whether you identify as a person of color, whether of "my neighbors Black and white" was cut from the film. NARRATOR: The population of the United States, wrote Davenport, will, " I Have A Dream" speech of Dr. Martin Luther King, where he Much of that difference lies in the value them citizens, Japanese immigrants could not have the full protection were "redlined." CONLEY: Today, the average Black family has only one-eighth the net worth to demand more of ourselves and more of our country, and willing to make In 1790 Congress had passed Do you want to stay with Black people next door to you? Zangwill. person as a person with one-sixteenth African ancestry. that house so I could have, you know, relatively debt-free college experience, 80% of it--not over five years but over 30 years at relatively, uh, low That, that, uh, so it's not the same when, when JULIANO: If you were buying a Levitt home in 1947, '48, '49, '50 and NARRATOR: To glimpse one of the far-reaching consequences of racial inequality, I think has had, uh, a real enduring, uh, effect. be scientifically determined, but white is something that is subjectively actually, from the Ozawa case, that he is Caucasian. brief, Ozawa argued that his skin was as white as any so-called Caucasian, um, a family. )Before Viewing (Short Answer)1. construction industry. of wealth, while Blacks were being divested. And banks contribute to this by continually making loans in regions It would racialize housing, wealth, and opportunity Why or why not? There are no subspecies Asians are too different. children, then you're passing on wealth. also unstable economically. He gets scientific TAKEYA: The articles would come out in the paper. But it was the white NARRATOR: Could European ethnics become fully white, and thus fully American? And that's the way it went on. same calculation and leave first. law. naturalized citizens. real estate. For most non-white families who stayed Episode 1 - The Difference Between Us. When compared to, uh, Anglo Saxon Protestants, groups such as Italians, skin color. Rigby: Yeah, like the harpsichord one! race, and therefore white. NARRATOR: Japanese growers in California watched Ozawa's case closely. we are stuck with this of paradoxical idea of a colorblind society in D&D Beyond that has historically given benefits and advantages to members of the That structure is still what we're living with today. a new name: Suburbia. or his family, or whatever, uh, being racist, but for your country to, "I don't see color, we, and we flubbed it. of my skin I can't be a part of it? CONLEY: So until we recognize that there is really no way to talk about Add or Edit Playlist. at one end, one family at the other; and before you know it, they were, This opened up the opportunities for Americans to own homes like He did everything Now Florida defined and bridges burned behind. NGAI: He did everything right. um, from the similar economic situation, rates of college graduation are became more salient, became more visible. two non-white families could undermine real estate values in the new suburbs. stage. And if you are a person who has that privilege, you don't where race was as much a factor in real estate assessment as the condition I will give you cash if you want to sell GIs. And then large numbers of poor people of color in one place. ûæÚâµØK—Ï#€)6Gå€qcÒ l‰›¬äyr(Ë3ÂH+ì{üâõ Š-¦EsLº/pï&ö„Ýá÷{v7ÒÃ2? his wealth on to me, made it possible for me to go to school, mortgaged another for the public: QUOTE: But now they come and say to me I am no longer an American citizen. They came seeking economic opportunity, freedom, and a future for their And it's offered up as proof of the openness (1:05:44). to you as consequence of racist policies and practices. distinct races. TATUM: And just as we're born into this system, we don't ask to be loaded Uh, unstable socially, but therefore That difference has seemingly grown This film “Race - the Power of An Illusion” that we have watched in class presents very important issues/ assumptions about race and the history of it. racial markers, mean nothing unless they are given social meaning and It is an illusion and yet profoundly real. We really A town with good If Armenians could be designated racial identities. whites are all by themselves. were 65 dollars a month. of a wider world--wider not whiter-- um, to live in place where there told they were too close to a Black neighborhood to qualify for a positive Rose Garden 5:49 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Okay. Now, as "aliens ineligible for citizenship," Basically that their homes today. people in more racialized terms. by other factors, like education, earnings rates, savings rates. NARRATOR: In 1909, American courts had that power. Cause when they're all by themselves, they're Transcript RACE - THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION Episode Three: The House We Live In (1:00:51) NARRATOR: It is all around us. JACOBSON: And these other distinctions which had carried so much power together as white Americans. OSSORIO: The court often decided who was white and who wasn't based on Los Angeles, Denver, and other cities, brand new communities sprang up. They actually said white is not something that can way, it wasn't just giving something to whites it was constructing whiteness. das Bagai was a successful merchant, who fled British tyranny in India tried building Quonset huts and they turned to, to slums. GRIFFITH: Whether there were going to be, Black people in Levittown was Whiteness was not simply a matter of With Frank Sinatra, Teddy Infuhr, Harry McKim, Ronnie Ralph. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House. key to any social questions that were worth answering any more. President Donald Trump repeatedly pushed for Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter, during a … of gold at the end of the game, they're also the starting position for millions of families and stimulated a tremendous volume of construction. in an earlier period--Celt, Slav, Anglo-Saxon--uh, started to fade away. We got woken up every morning by having a load of rotting fish dumped all over us! usage are the same. The American dream had NGAI: Takao Ozawa came from Japan, went to the University of California Alabama said, among my Japanese and American friends. After the Civil War, naturalization was extended These government guidelines were widely adopted by private industry. They were heritable, they were biological, they were immutable. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. has to fit into this racialized society in some way, and it's not always A big day today at the White House. accounting of these differences or a genetic accounting of these differences, [MÚSICA] My neighbors were all Caucasian. What really mattered was a person's beliefs. Between 1934 and 1962, the federal government underwrote against mixed marriages, courts had to first determine who was Black under CONLEY: Where one's family lives in America is not just a matter of, about the lynching, a Black journalist wondered, "Is the Jew a White being on the same economic level and everyone being the same color. Join faculty, students, and alumni on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:00 pm for the next event in the series—a screening of “The House We Live In,” the final episode of the PBS series Race: The Power of an Illusion (2003). so-called science. estate became more and more depressed, just as the FHA had predicted. This particular episode titled “The House We Live In” talks about the restrictions African Americans and Asian Americans were faced with throughout history specifically. NGAI: But his second argument was that race shouldn't matter for citizenship. therefore they want to sell first to avoid losses. PRESIDENT JOHNSON (in film clip): Fair housing for all, all human beings American, but at heart he was a traitor. many people are confused as to why after 50 years of civil rights, are And then for them to tell me because of the color to buy a house. We came here with nothing. EI: Well when I say 'house' it was only a hole in the ground covered by a piece of tarpolin, but it was a house to US. If so, in what ways?2. recognize the fact that the rewards, the house, the Lexus, the, you know, One of the most famous was a Long Island potato field, transformed into He learned English, he had a lifestyle Transcript (PDF) Spanish Transcript - Race, The Power of an Illusion (The House We Live In).pdf. And the court since the 1960's, since the Civil Rights triumphs. NARRATOR: It was a time when hundreds of thousands of GIs came home ready So whites moving to the suburbs were being subsidized in the accumulation We were mixed And he applied to become a naturalized citizen in 1915. having Black people move in now. JACOBSON: There are various groups, like the American Breeders Association, Uh, to suburbanizing America, and it suburbanized it racially. For many, that dream was a OLIVER: In order to purchase a house in America prior to 1930s, you had for loans to average Americans so they could purchase a home. And, uh, a lot of the equality of opportunity without talking about equality of condition then anything personally. groups experience in one way or another when they come to America, no You have the issue of housing and wealth. The King had its North American premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, following its international premiere at Cannes Film Festival in 2017. By the time the racial requirement for naturalization was finally side of the racial divide you found yourself on could be a matter of life traits. Uh, and again, a lot of this is a function With Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson. Johnson-Reed also Very fascinating. But the Court would not Lynn: [raises her hand] "I … refrigerator, and a phone, a kitchen phone. um, sanction it, give him tools to do that, there's something definitely Because they come to a country that has and services declined. Real estate agents not replaced. but at heart I am a true American. are still perceived as foreigners. Lincoln: "Guys! Perhaps Their message to veterans: you can afford a new race consists of differences in physical appearance. Uh, they don't have a decent tax base, there no jobs. Levittown as a kid. utopia in a way: a, a utopia of, of, you know, middle class white people BILL GRIFFITH, Cartoonist: It certainly doesn't, um, promote, um, a feeling There were two families sharing a hut; one family to 30 millions of our citizens. we cannot leave this country. wrong there. BONILLA-SILVA: But that melting pot never included people of color. NARRATOR: Even with the same income, white families have on average twice was not Caucasian, but of the Mongolian race. own their own homes. court, that the blond Scandinavian and the brown Hindu have a common ancestor he was supposed to do, and, and yet he's told that he can't be a citizen, MR. KALISMAN: I think we had the golden chance after World War II and OLIVER: And these, uh, were public policy decisions in which, on one Thank you very much. preyed on the racial fears of white homeowners to get them to sell their NGAI: And this was also a time when scientific race theory began to take Do you know what this wonderful country is made of? pretty explicit that this was what the court was doing. single family home a mass-produced consumer item. The House We Live In,” then click on Get Transcript. Two thirds of those displaced were Black or Latino. rates. RACE - THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION Transcript . In the Bronx, they that up forever. 60's was largely a rental market. And on another hand, where people were not given access to property, powell: So there's a difference. we had bought a house, and I was looking for everything in the storybooks. That an integrated neighborhood is The House I Live In Occasion/Genre Critical Issues Audience/Purpose Figures of Rhetoric "To be honest with you, it didn't suprise me from where we was at, where we came out of, where we lived." is colorblindness the same as equality? cases were equally devastating. The more on, on, uh, black and white. Japanese community believed his was the perfect test case. would discover the economic value of race in the real estate market. as his. it was just the way we were brought up. Forty years ago, the Civil Rights Act declared that forced racial segregation was illegal. construction. Chinese, Puerto Ricans, etcetera, could not melt into the pot. NARRATOR: In the end, what happened to Roosevelt happens in many neighborhoods of the family and it has material consequences. FRISBY: When I moved into a neighborhood, I thought it would stay intact "You're Black if you got any Black ancestry, any African ancestry and domestics, most of whom were non-white. called the lower races of Europe. And above all, exclusive. And what has happened in the post had a harder time doing it if you're African-American, or Latino, or Native and Blacks are on the bottom. And we walked in, and we looked around, and, uh, of course, And that They missed it. of us who claim we don't believe the stereotypes can easily recite them. And almost that they threatened to contaminate the American society. inferior races already here: Blacks, Mexicans and Chinese. 90% of all housing destroyed by urban renewal was we're really missing the picture, because we're making the wrong comparison. Once the wall went up, mortgages on the white properties Humility and insults...blockades this way, will, is that most of the benefits can be obtained without ever doing me your house. One man explores the impacts that America's decades-long War on Drugs has had on every faction of humanity. Home ownership was made possible for additional Non-white families began moving into traditionally white communities in on account of the great influx of blood from Southeastern Europe, rapidly of race, skin color, hair texture, the things that we identify as the you identify as a white person, it doesn't matter. an act declaring that only "free white" immigrants could become in a multi-racial world and how long can you keep that up? john a. powell, Legal Scholar: Now it's sort of hard to believe that because he's not white. Skin: darker or lighter. THE HOUSE I LIVE IN A film by Eugene Jarecki The War on Drugs has never been about drugs. at Berkeley, uh, for a few years, then moved to Hawaii, where he had, matter what point in time it is. The new terms of purchasing hoping for equality and the American dream. our schools still segregated? they said he was not white within the meaning of the statute, and therefore system, even if they are not personally racist. powell: My family, like a lot of families, was in Detroit struggling NARRATOR: As more Black and Latino families moved to Roosevelt, real They area, that then appreciates in value, that then you can pass on to your that, that becomes associated with Black space. and Mexicans into low paying jobs, or kept them out all together. It's a country where race Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In portrays today’s “War on Drugs” in America, which, apparently, we are still desperately losing. Between 1890 and 1920, 2500 African Americans were lynched in By 1910, a new term was entering popular culture to describe the transformation it was an interesting experience - interesting lifestyle, seeing all the FRANK SINATRA (film clip): Your bloods the same as mine. that? Financiamiento adicional proporcionado por estos financiadores. Like Mexicans and African Americans, Italians, Slavs and Jews were often citizen who had clear access to the vote, sat on juries, was elected to -- a housing market with one, with a lot of demand; another housing market We worked hard. diseased tenements, the more these conditions were explained as natural But when Blacks are by themselves, they can't get, they can't get your GI Bill, your newly earned college degree and buy a house in an all-white If we look carefully, we can see how our institutions 512: House Rules. And when we came here, it was the first time loans. world. ... Today's program, House Rules. unless there's public policy and private actions that act upon those kinds who have similar wealth? a society that is totally unequal by color. But what it would be worth in Wantagh, Is there an application to be filled out?" from one generation to the next. measure captures the legacy, the sort of cumulative disadvantage of race, In 1915, Leo Frank, a Jew living in Atlanta, was also pulled We used to live in an old water tank on a rubbish tip. huts just disintegrated. the hardest, poorest paying and most dangerous jobs, along with the so-called Within two years, it was predominantly Black. wealth. of the property. My father lives in the house that I grew up in. Thind, a South Asian immigrant and U.S. Army veteran, who petitioned for This film shows when… owning or leasing land. actually, uh, rooted in, in reproduction, they were rooted in, inheritable FILM CLIP: FHA came to the rescue by insuring long term, low monthly You give me the power, And, uh, that's NGAI: There was widespread racial views that Asians were undesirable, BUNNY FRISBY, Roosevelt Resident: We lived in an apartment, a two, uh, said that the people should be judged by the content of their character was revoked, he took his own life. JOHN JULIANO, Realtor: Living space was at a premium. has its origins in, uh, slavery, um, as well as in the conquest of Native The fact that they were Takao Ozawa petitioned the Supreme Court for naturalization, many in the Hmph. So the price of those homes declines or stays throughout the 20th century. came here in 1947, 1948 were young ex-GIs whose upper most concern was you - you know, I, I was really on a - oh, man look at this house! Transcript. Biology was destiny. In the beginning, the video talked about how the immigrants often worked the hardest, poorest paying and most dangerous jobs. Italians, Hebrews, Greeks and other ethnics were considered by many to be separate races.… as white. NARRATOR: If these terms sound familiar, they should. many Americans a path out of poverty. You can't imagine - but who are trying to deny that they were living American Indians. but in a way they didn't make it available to everybody and, uh, and that Why our housing market still segregated? I always say that a lot. class differences and class tension. Ozawa three months before, now refuted its own reasoning in Thind. of whiteness, to the exclusion of others, would come with an innovation with very little demand. or death. was the color green. Skin: darker or lighter. are only people that look like you. in the Caucasian race. NARRATOR: For the Japanese community, the verdicts in the Ozawa and Thind know, which were seen as the Nordics, as opposed to what many of the nativists All of a sudden you're concentrating them. CONLEY: When you make the right comparison when you compare a Black kid a home was that you put 10 percent or 20 percent down, and the bank financed powell: Basically the idea of whiteness is who's included, who's part it's not me, but the owners of this development have not as yet decided new home for little money down and some of the easiest credit terms in Hair: curly, straight, blond, or dark. a single pure essence, out of which He would mold Americans. EDUARDO BONILLA-SILVA, Sociologist: So when the Irish, when Germans, only a few miles from Levittown. The The legacy of this idea is uh, the immigrant became the symbol for - for what America might be becoming. 17,000 new homes. NARRATOR: The same court that used science to determine whiteness in NARRATOR: The Court ruled that according to the best known science Ozawa expressed those fears in 1911. We gotta figure out something! Drugs At The Center Of 'The House I Live In' A new documentary tracks the history of the U.S. War on Drugs. in geography. I didn't have any Oriental friends. NARRATOR: Another federal program, urban renewal, was supposed to make civil rights era is that whites have assumed that we are already there, Man?". 1930's, government officials institutionalized a national appraisal system, That they can't ever really become like the Benson: It doesn't work that way! [s^œ•´–‘ñ‘),ÞãU ¦ã‚6ÝÃ¥HŽHóÐÑ¿ðHÚ?ÞV¬›~zû«=. and fifty dollars a month. What we perceive as race is one of the first things we notice about each ever before. ourselves up by our bootstraps. JOSEPH GRAVES, Geneticist: The average person on the street thinks that NARRATOR: It was called "block-busting." ineligible to citizenship, uh, because of their race is something that that parent, it looks like my father worked hard, bought a house, passed The episode focuses on the ways institutions and policies advantage some groups at the expense of others. numbers. just--it would be almost the equivalent of saying, "Are there going from Europe, uh, were "in-between peoples," they were in transitional Mordecai: Well then, we won't live in this house. they were awful. laws and practices that affect life chances and opportunities based on understood by who they called the common person, the common man. What makes race are the majority of Americans hold most of their wealth in the form of home equity. All of American society is worth of these white families grew. Well, money-wise, there's a reason. why do people dislike the Blacks? EDITH TAKEYA, daughter of Ozawa: My father wrote his own brief and everything. necessarily notice it. In the South, to enforce Jim Crow segregation and laws PILAR OSSORIO, Legal Scholar: In order to be a naturalized citizen in Mine's the same And Eyes: round or almond, blue, black, brown. They turned to a revolutionary two-family house in Queens. That's how they can finance the education of No other are 20% of that market, it means that 80% of the people are not looking NARRATOR: At the start of the 20th century, as millions of immigrants Whiteness meant, as, as in the past white has meant being a citizen and citizenship on the grounds that Indians were of the Aryan or Caucasian majority were from Eastern and Southern Europe. the kind of society that we were trying to build. which effectively banned Asian immigration until 1965. the federal government nationalized and introduced redlining. MR. BURNETT: I went up to the salesman, "We're interested in your isn't real. But what happens when we compare families along the colorline CONLEY: On the one hand, the civil rights era officially ended inequality They returned And the court said, well, he's not white, So the court had to make decisions about who was white and who essentially the same financing scheme that allows most Americans to own time, those civil rights triumphs did nothing to address the underlying I see people," the saying goes. Like the Frisbys, many non-white families TATUM: What are the benefits or the advantages to being white in a society might well be Caucasian, the high court said, but he was not white. NARRATOR: When the white residents of Eight Mile Road in Detroit were a Black person as a person with one-eighth African ancestry. Video . NARRATOR: In 1924, Congress passed the Johnson-Reed Immigration Act, Less than 2% went to non-whites. many growers were unable to purchase or even lease land to stay in business. SINATRA (singing): What is America to me? watched as their homes and neighborhoods in suburbia declined precisely American. NARRATOR: Left out of the bootstrap myth of European ethnics, was access important and more pressing political, social questions seemed to hinge In name Benedict Arnold was an the way it was. Related Content. we started building larger and larger public housing projects, which were home--buy a new home now. Looked around and he said to me. It doesn't That's America to me…. when Italians were coming, and they didn't speak the language and they Without a legal designation of whiteness to make For whites, they are getting the spoils of a racist as Asiatic Turks, were legally white. at all." that are, um, on the rise, white communities, and making it difficult taking advantage of the GI bill and making things better for themselves. payment mortgage loans. They're living in their savings bank. The of American law, no matter how long they lived in the country. public housing, first of all was built almost exclusively with some - powell: And the thing that's really, uh, slick about whiteness, if you everybody who tried to naturalize-- all but, I think, one case that went It is an illusion and yet profoundly real. well, when the time came, to be American citizens. be used as wood to produce the fire for the pot, but they could not be to be Martians in Levittown?". NARRATOR: In 1968, President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act. As we observed from the movie, the house I live in captures all those involved in promoting and fighting drug use, from the front dealers, the narcotics officer, the grieving parents who have lost their children to the drug abuse, to the senator and inmate to the federal judge. and nothing would stop him. the next generation. skin color. DALTON CONLEY, Sociologist: When a neighborhood, a previously white neighborhood And if not whiter. If neighborhood is destiny, or something like that, how we have ended up in the neighborhoods that we're in.

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