Ten stereotypes about black people

Christopher Floyd, The Eagle Online Staff Reporter

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10 Stereotypes About Black People

            A stereotype is a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. Today stereotypes define groups of people and religions. At times stereotypes can be quite ridiculous. Blacks are one group that these stereotypes have greatly effected over time.

  1. All black people run fast
  2. All black people are lazy
  3. All black people abuse the Welfare System
  4. All black people are from the hood
  5. All black people love fried chicken, watermelon, and Kool-Aid
  6. Black people don’t have good hair
  7. All black people can play basketball
  8. Black people have smaller brains
  9. Black people speak different English
  10. All black people are boisterous