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  • 28 Jul 2009
    Kristin J. Anderson

    Professor Gates and the Criminalization of Black Men in America

    If racism is understood only in terms of slavery and lynching, then we might live in a post-racial era. But this is not an accurate view of how racism and discrimination work. Racist violence still takes place, but today discrimination more often occurs in seemingly little ways, in treatment that, if viewed as isolated events seem to not amount to much. However, psychological research lends support for these individual experiences of African Americans.

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