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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

What is ethnicity?

Ethnicity is better understood when described as "ethnic background" or "ethnic heritage" because ethnicity is the combination of what your parents gave you. Ethnicity is a combination of linguistic, cultural, ancestral, national or regional ties.

Ethnicity is a good word to avoid the controversial word "race". Many anthropologists believe there are no "races", only clines of phenotypes.