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American Psychological Association Apologizes for Its Role in Perpetuating Systemic Racism

In a historic first for one of the oldest and most respected medical organizations in the country, the American Psychological Association has issued a formal apology for its role in both promoting and perpetuating systemic racism. NPR’s Sharon Pruitt-Young reported that “the APA, an organization that has been around since…

Black Men Perceived as Bigger Than White Men, Study Shows

Black men are often perceived as being larger and more capable of causing harm than white men who are the same size, a new study found. “Racial Bias in Judgments of Physical Size and Formidability: From Size to Threat,” a new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social…