Race; Each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics.
Ethnicity;The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.
Specifically, inside the Black RACE and Culture there’s a constant act of inferior segregation because we can’t differentiate what race and ethnicity means. The lack of understanding the true meaning of each continues to create some confusion which results in pushing the race further apart. The definition of the two is very much similar and can bring so much different interpretations from one person to the next—creating debate. I do believe that in each race people are driven to disassociate themselves from their own race but emphasize their identities through their ethnicity's. The stereotypes, prejudices and stigmas are also contributing factors that add on to these misinterpretations that widely affect the Black culture……. We addressed the topic on our latest segment of LET IT BE KNOWN LIVE RADIO, listen here to the podcast; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/letitbeknownlive/2012/08/16/race-vs-ethnicity-the-confusion