Racism Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does — Science of Us

“…an important new paper soon to be published in American Psychologist argues that ‘in present-day America, discrimination results more from helping ingroup members than from harming outgroup members.’ In other words, racist outcomes can arise without much actual racism, simply through the very human tendency to help out people with whom you have something in common.”

via Racism Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does — Science of Us.

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