That’s So Stereotypical
Brandi Nicolls, Regina Bruce, Shanzah Khan, Daija
Brisbon
Introduction
● The Ambiguous Young Man Anecdote
● Toni Morrison’s Short Story Recitatiff
● Introduction To Disciplines Exp...
History of Stereotypes
• Stereotyping - Members of the Same
Race Share Certain Characteristics
• Early American Stereotype...
Historical References
● The Sambo
○ Simple, Docile Black Man
○ Overgrown, Jolly Child
● The Mammy
○ Large Black Woman Wear...
Socioeconomics
● History Ties To Socioeconomics
● Establishment of Social Classes
● Race vs. Social Class
● Minorities in ...
Socioeconomics (cont.)
Psychology
●
● Psychology Definition
● Natural Instinct
● Categorizing
● Perceptions
● “Recitatif” Toni
Morrison
Current Media
● Current images of African Americans in the
media influenced by historical images.
(mammy and sambo)
Defying Racial Stereotypes
Lupita
Nyong’o Steve
Harvey
Queen
Latifah
Example of African American Stereotypes
Conclusion
● Stereotypes in US Couldn’t Be
Worse
● Connection to History,
Psychology, Socioeconomics, and
Media
● Knowledg...
Works Cited
● Johnson, Odis, Jr. "Assessing Neighborhood Racial Segregation and Macroeconomic Effects in the
Education of ...
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  1. 1. That’s So Stereotypical Brandi Nicolls, Regina Bruce, Shanzah Khan, Daija Brisbon
  2. 2. Introduction ● The Ambiguous Young Man Anecdote ● Toni Morrison’s Short Story Recitatiff ● Introduction To Disciplines Explore ○ History, Socioeconomics, Media, Psychology ● Americans succumb to racial stereotypes of African Americans
  3. 3. History of Stereotypes • Stereotyping - Members of the Same Race Share Certain Characteristics • Early American Stereotypes Affect African Americans Views • Stereotypes Have Led To Discrimination and Racism • African American Stereotypes Began with Slavery
  4. 4. Historical References ● The Sambo ○ Simple, Docile Black Man ○ Overgrown, Jolly Child ● The Mammy ○ Large Black Woman Wearing a House Dress and Kerchief ○ Respects White people, Sacrifices Herself to Give to Those Around Her ○ Gives Advice to Master and Mistress ○ Seen as “Masculine”
  5. 5. Socioeconomics ● History Ties To Socioeconomics ● Establishment of Social Classes ● Race vs. Social Class ● Minorities in Social Classes ● Limitations of Education Based on Status ● Socioeconomics Has Overall Effect on Stereotypes
  6. 6. Socioeconomics (cont.)
  7. 7. Psychology ● ● Psychology Definition ● Natural Instinct ● Categorizing ● Perceptions ● “Recitatif” Toni Morrison
  8. 8. Current Media ● Current images of African Americans in the media influenced by historical images. (mammy and sambo)
  9. 9. Defying Racial Stereotypes Lupita Nyong’o Steve Harvey Queen Latifah
  10. 10. Example of African American Stereotypes
  11. 11. Conclusion ● Stereotypes in US Couldn’t Be Worse ● Connection to History, Psychology, Socioeconomics, and Media ● Knowledge To Eradicate Stereotypes ● Possible Solutions to End Stereotyping
  12. 12. Works Cited ● Johnson, Odis, Jr. "Assessing Neighborhood Racial Segregation and Macroeconomic Effects in the Education of African Americans."Review of Educational Research 80.4 (2010): 527-75. JSOR. Web. 22 Apr. 2014. • Punyanunt-Carter, Narissra. "The Perceived Realism Of African American Portrayals On Television." Howard Journal Of Communications 19.3 (2008): 241-257. Print. ● Sanchez, Diana T., and Julia A. Garcia. "Social Class in America: Racial Fluidity and Socioeconomic Status." Russell Sage Foundation. Russell Sage Foundation, 07 May 2012. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. • Schroer, Jeanine . "The Terrifying Tale of the Philosophical Mammy." Black Scholar 43.2 (2013): 101-107. Print. ● Green, Laura. “Stereotypes: Negative Racial Stereotypes and Their Effect on Attitudes Toward African-American.” Perspectives on Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity (1998). Web.21 Apr. 2014 ● Stossel, John, and Kristina Kendall. "The Psychology of Stereotypes." ABC News. ABC News Network, 15 Sept. 2006. Web. . <http://abcnews.go.com/2020/story?id=2442521>.
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