If you asked most White Americans in 2000 if discrimination in the US was still a big problem, they probably would have said no. After all, slavery was long gone. Anybody could live, work, and socialize wherever they wanted. The US had finally succeeded in achieving its goal of becoming the great American melting pot.
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In all likelihood, it probably does. “Implicit bias” is the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. Unlike plain “bias,” where we consciously choose to act in ways that support our biased views, implicit bias often causes us to act in ways that we do not necessarily realize …Read More
The killing of George Floyd at the end of May at the knee of a police officer set in motion a round of protests at cities around the US. Sadly, many of those protests saw an increase of senseless violence as the sun set and peaceful, right-minded protestors of police brutality gave way to the …Read More
It doesn’t take much detailed research to know that most US citizens are frustrated with the domestic political process. Since 2011, the combined total of bills enacted into law was 722. That is 184 less than the total enacted in the famous 80th Congress of 1947-1948, known as the “Do Nothing” Congress. One can site …Read More