Why Do Non-Whites Have Stereotypes?

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In the twentieth century, you would turn on your television at home and you would find out that non-whites are portrayed and exclusively in stereotypical roles, such as Native Americans being represented as silent Indian chiefs, Arabs playing the role of desert sheikhs and Latinas appearing to be sexy ladies. Some people might find serotypes are harmless but that’s far from the case. I personally think that controlling images are a crime against humanity, for example in Ward Churchill’s “Crimes against humanity” we as a society find it perfectly fine that teams are portrayed as the Kanas City “Chiefs” or the Washington “Redskins”. I asked myself why wasn’t that big of an issues, was it just fun or did it really belittle and make them seem
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