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    Can Training Help People Un-learn a Lifetime of Racial Bias?

    In the 1990s, the block I lived on in New York City was chaotic and seedy. From my window, I’d witnessed many drug deals, one stabbing, and the aftermath of one shooting. The mayhem escalated dramatically on the Fourth of July, when it was a good idea to stay somewhere else for the night. But […]

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    How a Rubber Hand Can Help Fight Racial Bias

    maxstockphoto via Shutterstock I am a light-skinned woman, I grew up in the Southern United States, and I harbor negative stereotypes about dark-skinned people. I dislike this about myself. I would like to pretend that this is not true, but I have proof. About 15 years ago I found myself making a stop for gas […]