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Critical Thinking Approaches to Confronting Racism

Critical Thinking Approaches to Confronting Racism


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by Benjamin Radford
Volume 42.1, January/February 2018

A Skeptic's Guide to Racism

Racism and prejudice are thorny, age-old problems with many origins. There is no single solution, no magic spell that will bring everyone together.

Psychology, Skepticism, and Confronting Racism

Psychology, Skepticism, and Confronting Racism


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by Craig A. Foster and Steven M. Samuels
Volume 42.1, January/February 2018

A Skeptic's Guide to Racism

Racism is abhorrent. It is therefore easy for a movement such as skepticism to adopt anti-racism stances, but skepticism must avoid promoting viewpoints because they are politically popular or self-satisfying.

Combating Racism Through Shared Goals

Combating Racism Through Shared Goals


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by Stuart Vyse
Volume 42.1, January/February 2018

A Skeptic's Guide to Racism

We do not solve our problems by demonizing our enemies. We do not change minds through argument or violence.

Are Racist Beliefs Pseudoscientific, and What Do We Do About Them?

Are Racist Beliefs Pseudoscientific, and What Do We Do About Them?


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by Terence Hines
Volume 42.1, January/February 2018

A Skeptic's Guide to Racism

What might work? Certainly being violent back won’t help — it will just egg the racists on.

A Hard Look at How We See Race

A Hard Look at How We See Race


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by Sam Scott
Volume 42.1, January/February 2018

A Skeptic's Guide to Racism

Jennifer Eberhardt’s research shows subconscious connections in people’s minds between black faces and crime, and how those links may pervert justice. Law enforcement officers across the country are taking note.