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Stereotypes And Discrimination In Schools

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Stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination are, unfortunately, present in all regions of the world. Through music, movies, and conversations, you have probably become familiar with many of the positive and negative stereotypes that characterize American culture. When we judge people and groups based on our prejudices and stereotypes we tend to treat them differently, we are engaging in discrimination. This discrimination can take many forms. In schools for example there are numerous stereotypes and prejudices that are created about students.
One of the more common stereotype that takes place in my school is stereotypes surrounding race. For example, some people in my school say that all black people are good at sports, which is a stereotype.
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