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An incident at Oklahoma State involving members of a fraternity singing a racist chant may have surprised some, but in fact the issue is not isolated to that fraternity or campus. And while it’s often assumed younger generations are more tolerant than their elders, research shows that may not be true. We explore why it’s too soon to declare the U.S. a “post racial society.”
- Howard Ross Author, "Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives" (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014); Principal, Cook Ross
- Mychal Denzel Smith Contributing writer and blogger, The Nation; Knobler Fellow at the Nation Institute; freelance writer and commentator
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