Stereotypes In Driving While Black

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Stereotypes are something that a person associates with a person depending on race, age, sex`, etc.. For instance, when some people see or hear the words 'black people' they think: gangster, basketball, drug dealer, ghetto, likes watermelon, fake hair, grape juice, ashy, poor, and cheap. In the article "Driving While Black" it states, " I became aware that blacks were disproportionately charges with crime. Particularly serious ones; that they were sentenced to death at a much greater rate than their numbers could justify." The police were just Stopping black people because they were being stereotypes against them. In the video we watched in class an Hispanic boy was being harassed because he looked "suspicious" walking the streets. Finally,
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