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12

Jan


 Racist thinkers are less creative, says study 



New study finds that people who make racial stereotypes aren’t very creative, suggesting that racist attitudes are close-minded in more ways than one.
New study finds that people who make racial stereotypes aren’t very creative, suggesting that racist attitudes are close-minded in more ways than one.

12

Mar

A pill that ‘cures’ racism?The blood pressure drug propranolol may help people overcome their racial biases, according to a new study. But critics warn the study sample is too small to rush to judgment.

A pill that ‘cures’ racism?
The blood pressure drug propranolol may help people overcome their racial biases, according to a new study. But critics warn the study sample is too small to rush to judgment.

12

Nov

New study links racism and sexismRacism and sexism can be overt or more subtle, with studies finding that no matter how egalitarian, people generally hold some subconscious biases.

New study links racism and sexism
Racism and sexism can be overt or more subtle, with studies finding that no matter how egalitarian, people generally hold some subconscious biases.

27

Sep

Baked Goods:
Whites: $2
Asians: $1.50
Latinos: $1
Blacks: 75 cents
Native Americans: 25 cents
*Women get 25 cents off all baked goods.
Berkeley students to host race-based bake saleGOP students at University of California, Berkeley will vary bake sale prices based on a customers’ race, gender, or national background. The point: using a ranking system for races isn’t fair — not for bake sales, and not for college admissions.
What’s your take on this?

Baked Goods:

Whites: $2

Asians: $1.50

Latinos: $1

Blacks: 75 cents

Native Americans: 25 cents

*Women get 25 cents off all baked goods.

Berkeley students to host race-based bake sale
GOP students at University of California, Berkeley will vary bake sale prices based on a customers’ race, gender, or national background. The point: using a ranking system for races isn’t fair — not for bake sales, and not for college admissions.

What’s your take on this?

29

Aug

Al Gore compares climate deniers to racistsThe former V.P. says global warming doubters will one day be seen similarly to racists, and urges people who support emissions cuts to ‘win the conversation.’

Al Gore compares climate deniers to racists
The former V.P. says global warming doubters will one day be seen similarly to racists, and urges people who support emissions cuts to ‘win the conversation.’

25

May

Whites believe they are victims of racism more than blacks

White people think that anti-white bias has increased as bias against blacks has dropped, according to a new study.

11

Apr

Clutter increases stereotyping and discriminationA messy or chaotic environment causes people to stereotype others, probably out of a need to control and organize the situation around them, new research suggests.

Clutter increases stereotyping and discrimination
A messy or chaotic environment causes people to stereotype others, probably out of a need to control and organize the situation around them, new research suggests.