Prejudice is defined as "injury or damage resulting from some judgment or action of another in disregard of one's rights, preconceived judgement or opinion, or an irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics" (Merriam-Webster, 2021).
Individuals throughout the world experience prejudice daily for a wide-variety of motivating factors. The resources on this guide provide you with information on the root causes and impact of the various forms of prejudice and hate and how you can promote change.
Everyone is prejudiced and uses stereotypes. That’s normal. But prejudice can lead to unequal treatment. Watch the video to see how prejudice works and what you can do about it.
In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank tackles some difficult topics dealing with prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.