The Pros And Cons Of Stereotypes

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My father has had many different experiences with stereotypes throughout his life being in his life and in the work field. When I was about five years old my dad was fired because his boss was not to found of working with African Americans—males more particularly. It was one day where my moms’ car would not start one morning and my both of my parents were currently working at two local news stations. My dad drove the news van so since that was the only car, he took me to school in it. When he told his boss just as a precaution to show that he was not trying to be secretive and use the news company’s property outside of work, but his boss got very mad and fired him although he did nothing wrong. He did not break a rule and he was truthful with his boss when he could have said nothing, but his supervisor used that as grounds to be fired when ultimately, he just did not like working with a black man. My father filed a lawsuit against the supervisor and won because it was proven that he did nothing wrong and the supervisor just did not like him and he was fined and released from the company. This situation exhibits…show more content…
Some resumes can have keys questions that can make it easier to determine your nationality without ever being seen in person. I was accepted on a full ride scholarship to Langston University located in Oklahoma but for different reasons did not accept the scholarship. One of the small but thought of reasons to possibly not attend was, because it is a historically black college hinting to a future employer that there is a ninety percent chance that I am African American. I do not like to think that I might not get a job in the future based off the college that I attended but it is a worry because one never knows the personal views of someone who could possibly help unlock the opportunity to better your future as a working American

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