Stereotyping seems to be something that is implanted in all of our heads so

Stereotyping seems to be something that is implanted

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felt like have been stereotyped a handful of times, but nowhere close compared to other people. Stereotyping seems to be something that is implanted in all of our heads, so that we can make some kind of connection among people of different races. “Strangers entering these neighborhoods who look like they do not belong, meaning that they are the wrong color and/or
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RUNNING HEAD: SELF-REFLECTION #2 3 have the appearance of being lower class, are stopped and vetted” (Hooks, 2000). This just goes to show that people of color can be stopped by law enforcement just because of their skin color. This is really sad to me because in my eyes we are all created by God to love one another, but yet there is still a lot of hate that happens just because of skin color. Stereotyping is something that will never disappear in its entirety, but we as humans can work towards being more understanding and working towards not jumping to assumptions about someone just because of their skin color.
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RUNNING HEAD: SELF-REFLECTION #2 4 References Hooks, Bell. In Where We Stand in Class Matters. New York Routledge Press. 2000
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