Rebecca Walker Stereotypes

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In world where society tries to marginalize individuals and place them into nice and neat categories, it’s almost impossible to know and express who you really are. In Black, White and Jewish, Rebecca Walker struggles with her racial identity and the haunting stereotypes that are stigmatized in society. Rebecca is supposed to be a representation of strength, peace and unity, but soon realizes the differences between black and white America that cause her not to be accepted. Although Rebecca feels more experienced as a black woman she is constantly shifting her identity which creates this tragic mulata stereotype that prevents her from existing and being black happily.
Stereotypes enable Rebecca from being able to co-exist within every race.
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