Example sentences for: stereotypes

How can you use “stereotypes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One bright spot: Robert Colescott, the first African-American artist at Venice, whose paintings, which transform images from Van Gogh and Picasso into sendups of racial stereotypes, are said to add "some spice" to an otherwise "sleepy biennal" (Holland Cotter, the New York Times ).

  • Some accuse the film--about an anthropologist who fakes discovering an indigenous tribe--of purveying racial stereotypes.

  • The existence of a largely black, welfare-dependent "underclass"--and the way it reinforces stereotypes about all blacks and poisons race relations--has been America's greatest social problem.

  • The magazine's "humor" often depended on racist and sexist stereotypes, such as wide-grinned, watermelon-eating blacks.

  • Even if so, the analogy of dog stereotypes to human racism is mistaken.


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