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Why are people still racist? What science says about America’s race problem.

Washington Post reporters William Wan and Sarah Kaplan interviewed two scientists to ask about persistent racism. (Click here to read the article.) Main takeaways are: People absorb the biases in their cultures. ” ‘The truth is that unless parents actively…

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Searching for the promise of Juneteenth

Autumn Allen describes her reaction to a news story about Charleena Lyles, a black woman who was shot by police inside her own home in front of her children after calling the police because she believed her house was being…

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The Roots of Implicit Bias

Daniel A. Yudkin and Jay Van Bavel describe the experiments they ran and the conclusions they reached about implicit bias. “But implicit bias is not about bigotry per se. As new research from our laboratory suggests, implicit bias is grounded…

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Our Racial Moment of Truth by Isabel Wilkerson

In her op ed piece (New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 2015,) Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns, sees the removal of the Confederate flag and the publication of Harper Lee’s early manuscript Go Set a Watchman,…

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