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There Goes The Neighborhood: Real Estate Website Uses Racial Stereotypes To Help White People Find “Perfect Neighborhoods”

SMFH ! A website called Picket Report marketed as a new online research tool that helps home buyers find their “perfect neighborhood” has been forced to remove a controversial section which apparently racially stereotyped various neighborhoods: Picket Report offered the
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Black, White, Or Other? : CarJacking A Ride Home... From Jail.

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Average Bro (6 years ago)

Stereotypes are a way of life in America. We feed into them so readily that they take on a life of their own. But just how well do you really know your racial stereotypes?Black, White, Or Other? lists a particularly heinous crime/ne... Read Post

For Discussion: Do Black People Overcompensate For Negative Racial Stereotypes By Faithfully Serving White Folks With Dignity?

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (last year)

Could YOU ever serve a white person/family with a smile on your face? Do Blacks Overcompensate For Racial Stereotypes By Serving Whites With Dignity? This weekend Lee Daniels’ The Butler opened across the country to rave reviews and... Read Post

Jonathan Ferrell's Death Highlights Heavy Toll of Racial Stereotyping

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (last year)

The story of Jonathan Ferrell, who was shot dead by a North Carolina police officer as he sought help, highlights the deadly toll of racial stereotyping, Tressie McMillan Cottom writes in a piece at Slate. Last week, Jonathan Ferrel... Read Post


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