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Joel Castellanos CH S11314 September 2017 SummaryIn the article “Shades of Race: How Phenotype and Observer Characteristics Shape Racial Classification” written by Cynthia Felician, take place at the United States. In the article, the Felician make a deep explanation about the difference between how individuals classify themselves into certain race, and how other individuals classified them based on stereotypes. Theresearch is based on data collected in websites where individuals are allowed to find dates online.In the website individuals are divided by races, gender, and age in order to be able to have a better chance to find the best match. However, based on pictures of profiles, people tend to determine race and social class base on the cloth, hair style, and skin color. People base their opinions on stereotypes imposed to us by the large society. Felician define stereotypes as, “How stereotype and observer characteristics influence racial categorization and cases of divergence

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