Do you live in a area where there is not much diversity?
Do you find yourself avoiding certain areas where 'those people' are?
Do you assume that if you see someone of a certain back ground that you know what they would do or say in any given situation?
While you understand there are expections to every rule do you find yourself still thinking that the vast majority of people of a cetain background are a certain way? And what are you basing those thoughts from? Experience, tv and other forms of mass media or what you've been told rather from your parents, spouse or friends.
What would have to happen for you to change your mind about a certain group of people?
Please remember that this ? spans the carts of more than one or two ethnic groups. You don't have to be black to be considered ethnic so really ponder this question and look at it globally.
Asked by Anonymous at 3:53 PM on Feb. 4, 2010 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by sati769leigh at 3:58 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
There is an area of my town that my AA friends tell me to avoid that is a high concentration of AA's. I have noticed that are local mall has also suddenly become overwhelmed and the crime rate there has gone up. So , I dint know if I am now avoiding it for race reasons or crime reasons. I worked at a daycare and became really close with the AA girl that worked with me and she did not want our boss hiring anymore then 2 or 3 AA's. That was all her I swear! She said it would bring down the perceived quality and she did not want that! I have nothing wrong with any race just on race alone, but I am not going to walk through Harlem by myself either, and I dont think most honest people would!
Answer by Anonymous at 4:01 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 4:02 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by PhoenixFire at 4:07 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by Freela at 4:08 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
I INTERACT with the Hispanic and African Americans every day. The African Americans I interact with are great. No problems. The Hispanic (90% illegal Mexicans) I have real problems with. They make our neighborhood unsafe. We've been robbed several times by them. (I know this because of witnesses.) I am mad that our local elementary school's marquis out front is ONLY in Spanish. I'm mad that we can't get jobs in our own neighbor because we are not bilingual. It's not the race. It's the attitude. If you want to live in the US, come here legally and learn the language!!!!
Answer by AngelDawn7 at 4:08 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 4:11 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by AngelDawn7 at 4:20 PM on Feb. 4, 2010
Answer by nicolemstacy at 4:33 PM on Feb. 4, 2010