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Anti-bias training for police is just a start
Anti-bias training for police is just a start

Here’s some bad news: You’re a little bit racist. Probably sexist, ageist and classist too. It’s not your fault, though; we all are. “Implicit bias” is what academics call the subconscious beliefs, both positive and negative, that drive all of us when we encounter people of different races, economic status, gender and so on. It’s a term that has recently become de rigueur among law enforcement officials as the nation’s attention has turned, appropriately, to the intersection of race and policing in the wake of a handful of high-profile killings of unarmed African American men. Now the good news: Our unconscious biases don’t have to own us;...

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