Red, Black, White, Yellow, Brown

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What do these have in common aside from being colors? What do they mean in the US?

A lot of people don’t realize that they stereo type people into the basic categories above. How do they do it? The color of their skin. Look at the people around you, what is the first thing you see … the color of their skin. It has been this way since the beginning of time.

Red: when people think of someone who is of native American they will often say that they are a red man. The reason is that when the Americas were found the Native Americans were considered to be red, savages.

Black: Most African Americans are considered by most people to be black, under educated and that is so wrong. The person who holds the highest office in this country has been criticized as being less intelligent than he is…

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