Keith Maddox

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Why some American black men are dressing in suits to survive

Black armor<p>Some black American men are dressing up to deflect negative attention, as a conscious means of survival.<p>Black armor<p>Some black American men …

Where are Chicago's poor white neighborhoods?

<i>Editor's note: We're considering additional coverage for this story and we'd like to know which follow-up questions about concentrated white poverty</i> …

Three Ways to Reduce Implicit Bias in Policing

<i>This article is the seventh in a series exploring the effects that unconscious racial biases have on the criminal justice system in the United …

Dark-Skinned Or Black? How Afro-Brazilians Are Forging A Collective Identity

If you want to get a sense of how complex racial identity is in Brazil, you should meet sisters Francine and Fernanda Gravina. Both have the same mother and father. Francine, 28, is blond with green eyes and white skin. She wouldn't look out of place in Iceland. But Fernanda, 23, has milk chocolate …

Should Prison Sentences Be Based On Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?

<i>This story was produced in collaboration with The Marshall Project.</i><p>Criminal sentencing has long been based on the present crime and, sometimes, the …

Colorism - A Portrait of Skin Color Bias in America

How does colorism play out in America? An old children’s rhyme captures the definition of colorism and its inner workings in a nutshell.<p><i>“If you’re</i> …

‘Dark Girls’ Revisited

There’s that one project…<p>For me it is “Dark Girls”, the controversial documentary about colorism. Colorism is judging someone based on the color of …

Negative intergroup contact is more influential, but positive intergroup contact is more common: Assessing contact prominence and contact prevalence in five Central European countries - Graf - 2014 - European Journal of Social Psychology

Sara L. Buckingham, Lindsay Emery, Surbhi Godsay, Anne E. Brodsky and Jill E. Scheibler, ‘You opened my mind’: Latinx immigrant and receiving …

Can prejudice ever be a good thing?

We often think of bias and prejudice as rooted in ignorance. But as psychologist Paul Bloom seeks to show, prejudice is often natural, rational ... …

Nine Charts about Wealth Inequality in America (Updated)

Nine Charts about Wealth Inequality in America (Updated)<p>Why hasn’t wealth inequality improved over the past 50 years? And why, in particular, has the …

Universities Are Trying To Teach Faculty How To Spot Microaggressions

Student activists demanded colleges make campuses more inclusive, and many universities are trying to do just that.<p>Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university …