Tag: racial biases

Let's get real about race

When the topic of race comes up, does who you’re with shape what you say? Sitting with people who share your racial identity, would you use words or phrases that you might not use in “mixed company,” for fear of offending someone? Maybe you’d tolerate or even laugh at a joke that normally you might... Read more »

Do racial stereotypes influence verdicts?

Two photos of an armed robbery reveal masked gunmen. They are identical except for the color of their skin. Who is guilty? According to a study recently unveiled by researchers at the University of Hawaii, people are more likely to judge a black person guilty over a white person. Participants watched a photo slideshow of... Read more »