Critical Thinking Approaches to Confronting Racism
Racism and prejudice are thorny, age-old problems with many origins. There is no single solution, no magic spell that will bring everyone together.
Psychology, Skepticism, and Confronting Racism
Racism is abhorrent. It is therefore easy for a movement such as skepticism to adopt anti-racism stances, but skepticism must avoid promoting viewpoints because they are politically popular or self-satisfying.
Combating Racism Through Shared Goals
We do not solve our problems by demonizing our enemies. We do not change minds through argument or violence.
Are Racist Beliefs Pseudoscientific, and What Do We Do About Them?
What might work? Certainly being violent back won’t help — it will just egg the racists on.
A Hard Look at How We See Race
Jennifer Eberhardt’s research shows subconscious connections in people’s minds between black faces and crime, and how those links may pervert justice. Law enforcement officers across the country are taking note.