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Unformatted text preview: picked the white doll. They were asked what was wrong with the black doll; the kids responded that it was bad and not pretty. Many of the images and thoughts from certain races are from the media. The small kids already had an idea of how society portrayed certain races. Many of the fake characteristics of races are portrayed in the media. For example, white people sometimes have bad perceptions of black people because the media portrays them that way. They put black people in the ghetto and white people in the nice neighborhoods. If we did not distinguish one another, by the way we talk and look, there would not be so much discrimination and life would be more simple. But we are always reminded when we fill out a paper and marking that box that socially separates you from other people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '08