Stereotypes In The Media

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Stereotypes are really learned from everywhere: from our parents, the media, at school, on the street, even around our family. As a kid, we grow up, hearing our parents saying, “Don’t talk to strangers” “Stay away from him. He’s bad news” and without us even knowing, we are programmed to judge certain people by nothing but their appearance. We don’t care if they have an outstanding personality, came from a very well-respected family or secretly struggling through personal matters. If we see someone or people who don’t exactly fit the images we as a people thinks they should, we are quick to criticism. The media is the worst of all. In news, we see criminals who are African Americans, who have many tattoos from head to toes, who have a shaved
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