Stereotypes are so integrated into our society we tend to forget how the everlasting stigma comes with consequential hurt it inflicts on individuals. Stereotyping someone or an entire culture/race can be damaging, especially stereotyping an entire race. For instance some races are stereotyped as being lazy and unambitious whereas as another race is stereotyped as the complete opposite. This can hurt people looking to move forward for example two people are up for an interview, two different races with different stereotypes, more likely than not those stereotypes will play a part in the employers decision.
When I saw the picture attached for the first time I couldn’t hold back a chuckle. They say one picture is worth a thousand words, I think this picture says more than a thousand words. Not only is it humorous but it also shows reasons why stereotypes should not exist, simply because stereotypes can be misleading