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Police Officers Debate Effectiveness Of Anti-Bias Training

“Police departments around the country are instituting anti-bias training for their officers. The Justice Department encourages it, but for many cops the training doesn’t seem effective or necessary.”  Listen to the NPR segment discussing this issue.  Not in Our Town’s…

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Society’s Fear Of Black Men And Its Consequences, Part 2

“How do African American men feel about themselves and each other? [NPR’s Michel Martin interviews] professional black men, and find out if they have ever had the experience as being seen as frightening.”

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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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Deadly Force in Philadelphia

The March 26, 2015 New York Times editorial discusses the recently released Department of Justice report about Philadelphia police practices and urges implementation of the recommendations. Charles Blow’s column about the same report focuses on “which of the suspects were…

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How to Answer a Racist Comment

What to do, what to say, when someone you know makes a racist comment online.

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