POLICE KILLING OF BLACKS: Data for 2015, 2016, 2017

Updated May  16th, 2017 Data source for figures above: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/police-shootings-2017/ When comparing … Read More

AN OPEN MEMO TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS: Police kill unarmed black male

A couple of months ago I wrote about the police killing of Walter Scott, an unarmed black male … Read More

NORM VIOLATION: PETS OR FOOD?

Why don’t we eat dogs? That question will always get student’s attention. The definitions of “appropriate” food are … Read More

RACIAL PROFILING: HOW HARD IS IT FOR A WHITE MAN TO GET ARRESTED?

Without doing any quantitative analysis, I would bet that the vast majority of articles (academic and otherwise) that discuss racial … Read More

VIOLATING SOCIAL NORMS: cellphones

Often we are not consciously aware of the prevailing social norms that dominate our culture until they are … Read More

THE WAR ON DRUGS: RACE MATTERS

The war on drugs impacts people differently based on race. The rate of drug use among populations does … Read More