Using the connotation of primitivism/crudeness, the signs have a hand-drawn quality that appear rough, yet personalized. The slightly crude look speaks to the cruelty of subtle racism.
Some do not acknowledge racism and pretend it doesn't exist. While others deliberately ignore it, there are also many who are not aware that they are being racist, simply because ideas of ethnic discrimination are engrained in society.
Index: This sign works as an index for ignorance. Through using the icon of an eye and hands, it hints at ignorance indirectly, as opposed to a direct image. With the eyes opened and then covered with their hands, it shows the reluctance to accept knowledge.
Though people are prone to stereotyping, and though it is in human nature to categorize, the categorization of people demeans the labeled group into something less human.
Index: This sign works as an index for stereotyping. With the hand dropping a small person into a jar and entrapping them inside, this points to pigeonholing people into certain labels. Taking literal qualities of stereotyping, the person is entrapped in a jar, or label of society.
When people of certain races are depicted in certain ways in the media, this causes everyone to simplify what they think of certain ethnic groups. Inevitably, people view others with the influence of media. As a result, peoples' identity is stripped away by these influences.
Index: This sign is an index for showing impact of the media. The fingerprint points to the idea of identity and the humanoid figure a human. With the head misplaced as a television screen, the impact of the media is literally shown.