Archive for May, 2013

A new found friend shared with me one of the most poignant and powerful letters I have ever read. He was kind enough to share this letter with The Communicated Stereotype and to eagerly welcome comments, questions, and feedback that facilitate on TCS and his own site titled Civil Conversations which I encourage you to […]

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 20:46 | 0 comments
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Lee Jussim in the psychology department at Rutgers University is well published in the area of stereotype accuracy. He suggests several reasons why people should care about whether or not stereotypes are accurate. You may appreciate some of these reasons too. First, if we value, respect, and seek to understand how other people and groups […]

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 19:33 | 0 comments
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Today, my 4 year old son realized that Crayola has a crayon that he called “body color.” He picked the color that represented his own skin color and made his assertion confidently and matter-of-factly. It was loaded with all sorts of implications that he could not have been aware of related to stereotypes and skin […]

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 10:00 | 1 comment
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By Guest Bloggers: Amanda Watson and Cid Nichols There is no doubt that the media is a powerful source and entity. It can often act as a mirror or reflection to reality by reinforcing stereotypes that people believe and construct every day. On the flip side, the audience may draw conclusions about particular members of […]

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 22:00 | 0 comments
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In previous posts I have discussed the unstereotype. I introduced the concept of the unstereotype in September 2012 in a blog titled, Thank You Candace Parker For Communicating The Un-Stereotype. An unstereotype is a message about a group that is counter to the stereotype for that group. Since that initial post I have posted two […]

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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