Pew Research Center

Just as gender is not binary, race is not discrete.  Indeed race is not even a concrete classification.  What race looks like has varied over time and across countries.

And yet the label has mattered in terms of rights, expectations and outcomes.

For Jan 19:     FOR TUESDAY  JAN 24:

Do: Measure of implicit bias, https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html 

Do the Race IAT and any others that interest you.  And note: having an implicit bias does not make you prejudiced.  We will talk about the difference in class.

Read:  The Roots of Implicit Bias in the NYTimes by   DEC. 9, 2016

Write: Two-paragraph response paper.  First paragraph a summary of the article above.  Second your response – agree, disagree, with what conditions.

Planning Ahead: Have Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian finished by Jan 26.




This American Life: Got You Pegged


Follow-up from last week:

The Diseases You Get Only if You Believe in Them aka the penis theft article

What if the implicit bias test show I am prejudiced? Watch this


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