QOTD: Is it racism or statistics?

Perhaps racism is a byproduct of statistics. What do you think?

Her [Jennifer L. Eberhardt] research has found that people are more likely to spot guns, knives, and other objects associated with crime after seeing black faces. 

“When you expose people briefly to black faces before they see these crime objects, they’re able to tell what those crime objects are with a blurrier picture,” she said an interview with the MacArthur Foundation. — Business Insider 

 

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