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Fear Of The Black Man: How Racial Bias Could Affect Crime, Labor Rates

On All Things Considered, “NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with professors Phillip Atiba Goff of UCLA and Harry Holzer of Georgetown University about how fears of African-American men are manifested in the criminal justice system and the labor market, and what…

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Black Suspects Are Covered Disproportionately by NYC’s Late-Night TV Newscasts

“Two Media Matters reports analyzing nightly news coverage show New York City outlets have named African-Americans as suspects in murder, theft, and assault stories at a rate at least 14 percent higher than reflected in actual NYPD arrest rates averaged…

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Book Review: Jill Leovy’s Ghettoside

According to Jennifer Gonnerman’s review in the New York Times Sunday Book Review (January 21, 2015), Jill Leovy, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times “argues that as a nation we have grown far too accepting of our high rate…

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Scholar of ways that individuals racially code and categorize people wins MacArthur “genius” grant

Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Stanford University social psychologist,  was named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow for her work “regarding visual attention and racial bias in modern policing and criminal sentencing [. She] offers concrete demonstrations that stereotypic associations between race and crime…

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