Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin (SHSU): A View of Racism: 2016 and America’s Original Sin. Dan Demetriou (Minnesota): Ashes of Our Fathers: Racist Monuments and the Tribal Right. Back to the future: Cassandra Porter on our enduring legacy of racism. President Trump is normalizing racism. Donald Trump is not making white people more racist, he’s making them act more racist. Just say it’s racist: The American press is caught between describing Trumpism accurately and avoiding the wrath of the president and his supporters. Michael Harriot on 10 euphemisms for “racist” that won’t hurt white people’s feelings. Laila Lalami on how the social shaming of racists is working.

Kyle Peyton and Gregory A Huber (Yale): Do Survey Measures of Racial Prejudice Predict Racial Discrimination? Experimental Evidence on Anti-Black Discrimination. Extensive data shows punishing reach of racism for black boys. Google has a striking history of bias against black girls. Sean Illing interviews Safiya Umoja Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. Scientific racism isn’t “back” — it never went away. Rima Basu (USC): The Wrongs of Racist Beliefs. Joseph Heath on redefining racism and the racialization of everything.

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