Instructional Video

Does Racism Affect How You Vote?

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What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in the United States on voting practices. He concludes by proposing possible solutions, such as shifts in urban design, a networking experiencing as part of an intercollegiate exchange program, and ultimately, working to understand the root causes of behavior.

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CCSS: Adaptable
  • Speaker incorporates polling data and political maps to illustrate his research
  • Sheds light on demographic diversity of the United States
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