Living in a multicultural country such as the United States, many people are either fall victim to stereotyping or are guilty themselves for creating false stigmas of others. My parents are both immigrants to the United States from Turkey, where the culture and lifestyle differ tremendously across nations. Like the Persian man in the film, my mother and father are Muslim and because their native language is not English, they are often stereotyped as “towel heads,” gas station workers, and even terrorists. Of course this is not true of them. It is truly sad to see members of society think so poorly of one another without getting to know the true person inside before making such discriminating judgments.
I believe that racial intolerance stems from ignorance. People who make ignorant comments about others are uneducated and are not open minded about the good sides of different