Seeing Race And Seeming Racist? Whites Go Out Of Their Way To Avoid Talking About Race

Monday, October 6, 2008 - 21:28 in Psychology & Sociology

White people -- including children as young as 10 -- may avoid talking about race so as not to appear prejudiced, according to new research. But that approach often backfires as blacks tend to view this "colorblind" approach as evidence of prejudice, especially when race is clearly relevant.

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