African American Stereotypes

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Rooted within our nation, are stereotypes that classify the minorities, brainwashing youngsters that this is how one race is. “Young black men in America suffer from widespread racism and stereotyping, by all society — including African Americans themselves” (Kristof,1). Though they endure the misleading stereotypes that society spews at them, they themselves use the exact stereotypes and label people of their own race. If they want to end racism and the use of stereotypes, they cannot be using the stereotypes themselves. If they are using it on themselves, this creates a perpetual loop of never-ending stereotypes. Conclusively, African Americans should cease their use of stereotypes before others can follow suit. Heedless of their own
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