The Place of Race and Ethnicity in America

  How much power do race and ethnicity play in our culture today? Do opportunities for majorities differ markedly from those for minorities? In an increasingly globalized marketplace, are ideas about race and ethnicity changing? If so, how so?  Is the United States a multicultural society? If so, has this diversity strengthened or weakened us – both with regard to life within our borders and our place in the world?