The real issue that race baiters refuse to acknowledge that profiling someone as being a criminal or "up to no good," goes way beyond skin color, and it has more to do with how a person presents him or herself. So what I'm going to do is put up a series of pictures to help illustrate what I'm trying to say. The purpose is to allow everyone to acknowledge their automatic assumptions about the character of the following people.
If you claim you don't have automatic assumptions, then you're lying. Everyone does. Even me.
|Which one of these men most likely has a business degree?|
|Which of these young men do you think were voted "most likely to|
succeed," in high school?
|Now for a real challenge . . . one of these men belongs to a gang and|
would make you nervous if you saw him walking around at night?
To prevent anyone from bitching, I placed the "stereotypes" of the same race/ethnicity next to each other. Again, the whole point is that people actually do fit into stereotypes, because if they didn't then the stereotypes wouldn't exist.
I want to leave you all with one final picture. Out of the two people presented, based solely on statistics, which one would you single out for an extra pat-down in an airport security check?