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Who is to Blame When Police Officers Shoot Black Men?

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Despite intentions to be objective, our own racial biases (or lack thereof) shape who we blame when police shoot Black men.

Community Bias Predicts Police Use of Lethal Force

Averaging the implicit bias of hundreds of thousands of individuals to understand how “biased” a community is, predicts the likelihood of African Americans being killed by police.

The racial biases of Whites in a community predict how many African-Americans are killed by police in a given area, according to results of a paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI June 22, 2018

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