The Cultural Biases video assigned in this unit focuses on stereotypes, and it includes both good and bad aspects of stereotyping cultures. After watching this video and reviewing the Skin Deep: Nina Jablonski’s Theory of Race video from Unit 2, think about the examples of stereotypes depicted. You may also research the topic on your own.
For this discussion, explain which stereotypes you think others hold about your culture. List at least two of these stereotypes, answer the following questions:
Â· In a general view, how accurate are they?
Â· To what extent are the stereotypes correct for you?
Â· What conclusions can you derive about good and bad stereotypes from this activity?
Part 2 on own paper
Locate a Web site that is related to a current event in U. S. culture and that expresses stereotyping. Is this a real phenomenon? Provide a link, and by Thursday, post your reaction to this stereotyping.