Prejudice And Racism

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The differences between stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and racism is that although they are similar in some ways each has its own severity, and none corresponds with one another although they can be mixed. For example a person who uses stereotypes does not have to be a racist, they could just be misinformed, but at the same time that person could be using stereotypes because they are racist. Stereotypes are held believes of a specific group that creates an image to the person most often a negative one. Racism in the other had is the belief that you, and your specific race is superior to other races. Similar to stereotypes, prejudice is an opinion that a person holds of another that is not based upon any reason or experience with that

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