Stereotypes In The Movie Crash

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The movie Crash does a great job at intertwining different aspects of cultures in our society. It involves ethnicities such as African Americans, Whites, Middle Eastern, Hispanics, and Asians. What is especially great about the movie is that it includes both points of views from rich and poor as well as other important opposites, like cops and criminals. It demonstrates how ethnicity and racism are actually a deeply rooted issue in our world today. I think it symbolizes how stereotypical our world is and how people view others and themselves. The fact that people base these points of views solely on others’ backgrounds and beliefs, ranging from history up to the present, shows how stereotypes are created. It took me a while to understand, but I really like how you see the different races “crash” and you see each culture react with the other. Throughout history, the “white supremacy” society of the United States has depicted African Americans as aggressive individuals, often associating them with crimes and viewing them as delinquents. This stereotype is clearly shown in one of the b...
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