Color & Control:

How racial bias works — and how to disrupt it


Our brains create categories to make sense of the world, recognize patterns, and make quick decisions. But this ability to categorize also exacts a heavy toll in the form of unconscious bias. In this powerful talk, psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society — from schools and social media to policing and criminal justice—and discusses how creating points of friction can help us actively interrupt and address this troubling problem.

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