Social Experiment

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The first video is “ shopping while black” is about racial profiling how I see it however I am shocked how many hesitated to help. Less than twenty person helped out of a hundred that were there. A woman was harshly criticize over her race and the way she was dressed, since she was a woman of color they automatically thought she will steal. The actors were playing their role to criticize the woman however some shoppers said some rude comments towards her like is she “playing the black card” or “ would she have defend me”. I was speechless by some of the shopper’s action. Some just walked around or continue shopping like if there was not a big social issue going on not saying or doing a thing. I believe this is why people feel entitled to act a certain way and speak to someone because no one corrects them or educate them. It is highly wrong to judge someone based on their skin color and appearances. That dark skin colored person who is dressed casually who you think might steal from you, can actually have enough to buy your entire store. Someone can be dressed down and own a Visa black credit card or be a CEO of a company. It is judgment and wrong to single out a person of color based of a color. I am happy to see strong women united and help this woman out and encourage other to walk out the store. I was not shocked when I saw someone from her own race did not hesitate to defend her. The reason he was passionate because he was with his family who happen to be from the same race. That lady being accused and single out could have been one of his sister, mother or wife. It hurts more when it is closely related to you. In the video “Ordering awhile Muslim”, shows the prejudice views of some men towards a Muslim lady who clearly is not bothering no one. I just do not understand why someone will get involved and enhance something so mean and negative. Why is a woman…...

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