Burned-Out Doctors Are More Likely to Be Biased Against Black Patients
A new study of non-black hospital residents finds those experiencing symptoms of burnout show higher levels of racial bias.
U.K. Support for Political Extremism Is Higher Among Whites, a Study Shows
Whites were twice as likely to sympathize with violent protests and/or terrorist acts as native Pakistanis.
Hate Crimes Are on the Rise. Why Do Many Still Go Unreported?
Actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly conduct for making a false report of a hate crime. Research shows such reports are rare.
How Liam Neeson's Comments Reflect the Black Rapist Myth
The racist thoughts that the actor admitted to align with long-running stereotypes.
A Pacific Standard Guide to Kamala Harris' Record on Criminal Justice Reform
The presidential candidate has an interesting record of championing reform while working within political constraints.
The Laquan McDonald Case and Police Brutality in America: An Essential Reading List
Jason Van Dyke has been sentenced to over six years in prison. Read Pacific Standard's most relevant stories on the Chicago policeman's murder of a black teenager.
Jason Van Dyke Is Convicted on Murder and Aggravated Battery Charges
On Friday, a jury convicted Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, of the second-degree murder of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Can Racial Bias Ever Be Removed From Criminal Justice Algorithms?
A recent vote over a proposed tool to predict the risk that a person would pose a threat to public safety in Pennsylvania stirred a debate over its unintended consequences.
A Proposed Work Requirement Exemption in Michigan Is Mired in Controversy
Critics say the legislation being put forth in Michigan will unfairly benefit rural white communities over the more urban black areas—but is that true?
Inherent Bias: Who Is Actually 'Welcome' at a Starbucks?
Starbucks doesn't need to close its stores for bias trainings. It needs to change its entire design so that it doesn't merely reflect the character of host neighborhoods, especially if that character is racist.
Uncovering Racial Biases in Librarians and School Officials
A new study shows the inherent disadvantages faced by African Americans when dealing with members of the public sector.
Unconscious Teacher Bias Harms Black College Students
New research finds implicit racism can lead to anxiety among instructors, leading to poorer lessons and lower test scores.
Remember, the Confederate Flag Has Unconscious Meanings
No matter people's conscious beliefs about the flag, it underscores racist mindsets.
Will 'DNA Phenotyping' Lead to Racial Profiling by Police?
Bioethicists, geneticists, attorneys, and cops weigh the pros and cons of a radical new science.
Lighter Skinned Blacks and Hispanics Are Seen as Being More Intelligent
New research suggests bias also can be found within racial categories.