Racial Stereotypes In Our Society

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Stereotypes are a big problem in our society. Stereotypes create a concept of individuals based on what people see and force them to behave the same as others do. Racial stereotypes can cause many negative effects. Living in a country with mixing cultures, people can’t get rid of these stereotypes. Media plays an important role in transmitting these stereotypes. TV advertisements and films often display young African-American males as gangsters or drugs dealers. They always focus on the negative aspects of “Black” people and never show the good things about them. Also, there are rarely combined ethnic groups on television shows. Usually actors or actresses in a show are from one race and most of them are white people. That is the way stereotypes
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