Trump's Controversial Tweets Are Nothing New for Baltimore
President Donald Trump's use of the the word "infest" in tweets to an African-American congressman to describe a majority-black city is part of a larger pattern.
Adhering to Cultural Norms Can Help Immigrants Elicit Acceptance, Study Finds
New research finds Germans are less likely to help a hijab-wearing Muslim woman, but this bias fades if she demonstrates agreement with the national consensus that littering is bad.
New Research Suggests Fear of Disease Is at the Root of Racism
Americans who live in states with higher rates of infectious diseases are more likely to hold racist views.
The Most Disturbing Thing About Trump's Racism Is How American It Is
When asked about Americans considering his tweets racist, Trump responded, "It doesn't concern me because many people agree with me."
Fear of Being Branded Racist Increases Police Support for Excessive Force
New research finds the stereotype of a racist cop decreases officers' sense of moral authority, which may make them more likely to resort to coercive tactics.
'A Pervasive Culture of Cruelty': What a Secret Facebook Group Reveals About the U.S. Border Patrol
In the group, current and former Border Patrol agents joked about the death of migrants, posted vulgar images of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and shared racist memes.
The Alabama Woman Charged With Her Fetus' Death Is Part of a Long History of Blaming Black Women for Harm to Their Unborn
An analysis has found that states in the South disproportionately detain or require medical procedures on pregnant women, for the sake of their fetuses, especially women of color.
Viewfinder: Protests Erupt Over Philadelphia Cops' Alleged Racist Facebook Posts
Demonstrators gather in the council chamber to protest at Philadelphia City Hall on June 20th, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Hiring Discrimination Is Greater in France and Sweden Than in the U.S.
But even in "low-discrimination countries," white applicants still fare better in job interviews, according to new research.
Black Sheriffs Are Less Likely to Pursue Low-Level Arrests Against People of Color
New research finds that black sheriffs have different priorities from their white counterparts.
Are Racist Yearbook Photos Protected Student Speech?
Decisions in Illinois and North Carolina to reprint yearbooks with white nationalist photos have prompted a First Amendment debate.
Talking About White Privilege Can Reduce Liberals' Sympathy for Poor White People
New research finds that social liberals who read about the phenomenon are subsequently less forgiving toward poor whites.
One Reason Why White People in Southern States Still Have a Higher Rate of Bias Against Black Americans
New research finds that white Americans are more likely to hold unconscious biases against black Americans if their home region was once heavily dependent on slavery.
The Fatal Shooting of Muhlaysia Booker Is Part of a Larger Trend of Violence Against Black Trans Women
Five black transgender women have been killed in the United States so far this year.
The Most Racist People Are Also the Most Likely to Underestimate Their Racism
New research finds that the famous Dunning-Kruger Effect extends to the way we think about our own racism and sexism.
Elizabeth Warren's College-Debt Plan Is Also a Blueprint for Addressing Racial Inequality
Progressives often debate whether universal or targeted policies are best suited to create a more equal society. Warren's college plan brilliantly combines them both.
A New Study Confirms (Again) That Race, Not Economics, Drove Former Democrats to Trump
Research on Iowa counties that swung from Obama to Trump indicates that GOP success was driven far more by sexism and racism than by economic anxiety.
Trump's Racist Remarks Helped Boost Down-Ballot Republicans in 2016
A new analysis finds that appeals to racial resentment inspired some white voters to support candidates whose ideology was different from theirs.
Can You Be Pro-White Without Being Racist? A Political Scientist Weighs In.
Political scientist Ashley Jardina reports that up to 40 percent of American whites feel solidarity with, and protective of, their racial group.
Tax Breaks Are a Politically Palatable Way to Reduce Inequality
New research finds that race-related resistance toward social spending is reduced when programs feature tax credits rather than handouts.
How Typos, Acronyms, and Code Words Are Making It Difficult to Monitor Hate Speech Online
Researchers have recently discovered that anyone can trick hate speech detectors with simple changes to their language.