Unconscious Bias

A new study looks at how Americans respond to emails from Black senders versus white senders. Here's what it reveals about racial bias.
Priyanka Chopra shares her experiences with racism when she first came to the United States as a teenager.
Change cannot come fast enough – and it won’t come at all unless we take action.
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"Implicit" bias refers to associations that are not fully conscious. We could not survive if all our decisions were completely subject to the conscious mind. Because the mind processes so much information, the brain has evolved to look for short cuts.
When one thinks of the legal industry, diversity isn't a word that usually comes to mind. And perhaps rightfully so, as the legal profession is one of the few remaining industries to yet undergo a diversity revolution.
Making police departments better reflect their communities will be a huge step towards positive change.
What we believe about a person -- or a group of people -- translates into how we act toward them. That translation of beliefs into actions is pervasive in our society and it is dangerous.