The Roots of Negative Stereotypes

This powerful, illustrated essay, “The Roots of Negative Stereotypes,” examines the roots of negative stereotypes and how they contribute to the belief gap that can affect our African American students today.  The video is the latest learning tool from Twin Cities Public Television’s (TPT’s) American Graduate Initiative.

You can also find abundant and varied classroom resources on topics of race, gender and stereotype at

PBS LearningMedia:  stereotypes, gender, and prejudice.  You can also search PBS LearningMedia more specifically, depending on your area of focus.


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