Prejudice Discrimination and Race

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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” - Martin Luther King Jr.
This speech will be about discrimination, prejudice and fair behaviour. The speech will contain all of the information needed to cover LO1.
The first thing first, no one is born racist. You can learn to be racist in the environment and society that you live in. It also depends on how your parents make you grow up.
Prejudice is kind of attitude involving the rejection of something or someone without reasonable grounds for it. In many cases the prejudice is based up on stereotyping.
Type of the prejudice can based up on different numbers of factors such as your age, disability or race.
Under the equality act 2010 it is illegal to make someone less favourable because of his age. There are some exceptions such as the wages. For different age groups there are different salary at ages sixteen, eighteen and twenty-one.
Example – An elderly man (70 years old) is working as a teacher in local college. Because his experience and years of good work there he cannot be removed from the college by his manager if the job his doing is outstanding. But on his place there are some other people with less experience but much younger than him. That means he is blocking the place where other educate person could get this place.
Stereotyping
When prejudice occur, the stereotyping and discrimination may also result in many cases. Often prejudice can be based on stereotyping. The stereotyping can be defined in two ways. For example in negative way (teenagers are lazy) or positive way (all black are good at basketball).
Often stereotyping can be lead to faulty belief but they can result in both prejudice and discrimination.
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