Racial Bias

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time Monday that indications of racial bias among jurors during a trial may result in a verdict being thrown out and a new trial.

Shea Moisture and the Perception Institute found that white women demonstrate the strongest hostility — both explicit and implicit — against textured hair.

An Indiana elementary school's teachers are having honest discussions about race and power. The teachers are continuing the voluntary talks after school sessions for a third year.

Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]

https://twitter.com/iBeKabir/status/740005897930452992   If you search for “three Black teenagers” in Google, the algorithm offers an array of mug shots. But if you search for “three White teenagers,” well, an assortment of images of smiling White girls and boys pops up. The awareness comes after Kabir Alli, 18, a senior at Clover Hill High School, in […]

A ProPublica analysis of software widely used throughout the criminal justice system inaccurately predicts future criminal activity. It also uncovered a pattern of racial bias.

Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.

Black patients believe that white doctors don’t care about their personal lives.

Prosecutors in Louisiana are excluding potential Black jurors three times as often as jurors of another race by using peremptory challenges