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When people act on their stereotypical views, that is when stereotyping becomes a big concern and can affect others.Stereotyping is the main cause that leads to profiling. Anyone of any race can experience profiling, and racial profiling discriminates and victimizes people who may not necessarily be committing a crime.
Innocent minorities may be portrayed to do be doing something bad. According to Sameera Hazif, Policy Director of Rights Working Group, an African American named Mahari Bailey was driving in his Range Rover and was asked to stop four times just because the police thought he was acting suspiciously (Hazif). Latino-immigrant, Angel Castro-Torres was stopped on his motorcycle by two police officers because he looked Latino. Castro-Torres was beat up by the police officers who broke bones in his face, after they questioned him about his immigration status (Hazif). Racial profiling does not only occur with police officers. In airports, a muslim man is likely to be checked more than a white man. That is what happened to Amardeep Singh, a Sikh American who got extra searche…