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A Black man holding a wallet is more likely to be shot by the police than a White man holding a gun.

In 2002, a study by Joshua Correll and colleagues, called The Police Officer’s Dilemma, revealed a phenomenon also known as shooter-bias 

The study found that people hesitated longer to shoot an armed white target (and they were more likely to accidentally not shoot). Participants were quicker and more accurate with black armed targets but there were more “false alarms” (shooting them when they were unarmed). These effects were present even though participants did not hold any explicit discriminatory views and wanted to treat all targets fairly

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These effects were present even though participants did not hold any explicit discriminatory views and wanted to treat all targets fairly”

You’ve got to be kidding me. That’s total bullshit. If you’re going to shoot an unarmed black person and then claim to not have discriminatory views …What a crock of shit. 

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Yeah, that’s the most contradictory statement… like, let’s be honest here.

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i feel like im a genius

i feel like im a genius

my friend is drunk

my friend is drunk

one of my former roommates brothers name was “thor” and when he visited my other roommate like whispered to me “i think his name is door.”

something i would say to everyone, but especially girls of color, as much as you possibly can limit your interactions with people who make you feel like you need to explain yourself.

clannyphantom:

when people try to argue with you about something you clearly know more about
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sorry for the meme but i <3 arthur!!!

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In arts high school we got a new teacher and as soon as he said he thought animal collective and portlandia were overrated everyone turned on him.

lol i didnt hear about your company from a dumb ass billboard!!!! hahah fuck you!!!

this one specifically goes out to middle aged NPR listeners: the outros on mad men are effing nuts right? right.