When almost 90 percent of white people in America who take the Implicit Association Test show an inherent racial bias for white people versus black people, that means something.
When young, black teenaged men are shot and killed by white police officers and trigger an extraordinarily intense social commentary about racial tension in communities like Ferguson, Missouri, it means we haven’t solved the equation yet.
We need a new, national conversation about race – about what it means when nearly every white person in America carries around an implicit racial bias that subconsciously prefers white people over black people in social, professional and educational settings. It’s black and white. It’s that stark. And we need to start on that conversation as soon as possible.
Media Hype says that Blacks and whites are divided over
1. white cops shooting black youths
Whites think blacks are thugs
Blacks think whites are racists and bias
Asians think there is no racist problems
A new national conversation and education about racism