LW5 - Michelle Bujold | Stereotype Example: a black child eating watermelon. This image sets incorrect expectations that all people of color like watermelon - a trait that's become ingrained in stereotypical associations with black people.
stereoview from Prison Culture coll.| On Watermelons and Black Criminality… the association of black people and watermelons became a popular representation at the turn of the 20th century among white people; the purpose of these watermelon images was to dehumanize black people and to represent them as contented, lazy, “coons.”
Watermelon Cake Recipe. You will need: 1 box white cake mix, 1 (3 oz.) box of watermelon Jell-O powder (reserve 2 teaspoons for frosting), 1/2 cup watermelon puree, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup oil, 4 eggs, 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional), & red food coloring. Click photo for link to recipe.