Category Archives: Implicit Bias

4th Circuit Decision: Implicit Bias a More Probable Cause of Discrimination Today

By Mona Tawatao A decision issued last week by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals included a groundbreaking acknowledgment that modern-day discrimination is more likely caused by “nuanced decisions” and implicit bias. In Woods v. City of Greensboro, the court reinforced established precedent that says that just because plaintiffs claiming race discrimination were treated favorably […]
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EJS Report on Implicit Bias, Mind Science, Anti-Immigrant Racism and Xenophobia

Equal Justice Society Releases Report on Implicit Bias, Mind Science, Anti-Immigrant Racism and Xenophobia Research and report funded by Minami Tamaki Yamauchi Kwok & Lee Foundation OAKLAND, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2016) — The Equal Justice Society today released a report on how implicit bias, racial anxiety, and misuse of stereotypes factor into anti-immigrant racism and […]
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Equal Justice Society to Release Report on Implicit Bias, Mind Science, Anti-Immigrant Racism and Xenophobia

Research and report funded by Minami Tamaki Yamauchi Kwok & Lee Foundation On December 8, the Equal Justice Society will release a report on how implicit bias, racial anxiety, and misuse of stereotypes factor into anti-immigrant racism and xenophobia. Authored by Sara Campos and Katherine Spencer, the report details how implicit biases, stereotyping, and racial […]
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‘Breaking the Chains’ Report by EJS Provides Insight into How Implicit Bias and Racial Trauma Fuel the School-to-Prison Pipeline

A new report by the Equal Justice Society describes how implicit bias and racial trauma enable the school-to-prison pipeline that betrays thousands of children in our country by criminalizing them instead of providing them with supportive and inclusive school environments. This report was made possible by a grant from The California Endowment and produced by […]
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Resources to Fight Bigotry Against Muslims

The horrific attacks on Paris generated disturbing reactions from pundits and politicians. The mayor of Roanoake, Virginia, announced his opposition to accepting refugees citing the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Commentators reminded us of another shameful episode in our nation’s history during the Holocaust when we turned away Jews fleeing death and […]
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