People have created stereotypes on others based on the individual's’ background and characteristics. In many circumstances people are labeled with a certain name because of the racial background. In Prelude: The Barbershop Vershawn Ashanti Young states “Thus in addition to enchantment, I felt a conflicting fusion of fortune and tribulation-fortune because my language and demeanor often mark me as educated, separating me from those who exemplify the stigmatized (and paradoxically romanticized) black male profile, and consequently excusing me, though certainly not always, from the plight that follows that image” (2). By creating the negative stereotype about black males people do not even think twice before making an assumption about how those men are. This affects the whole group since even though...
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...nd do much more than people think. Society has a way of seeing people which is in many cases not at all how those individuals really are.
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