LIVESCIENCE--Despite ongoing racial disparities in America, whites believe they are victims of racism more than blacks, a new study finds. According to the researchers, the study contradicts the notion of a "post-racial" society ushered in by President
"It's a pretty surprising finding when you think of the wide range of disparities that still exist in society, most of which show black Americans with worse outcomes than whites in areas such as income, home ownership, health and employment," study researcher Samuel Sommers, a psychologist at Tufts University, said in a statement. disparity in age They say that racism is very common in the US. That’s his notion, not mine. Japan ushered in the manufacturing of Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras. The article says that the whites are victims of racial discrimination. The judge had an obvious bias against letting criminals out of jail early. Racism is prevalent nowadays.
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Comprehension check: Answer the questions based on the article.
1. What are some evidences showing that Blacks are racially discriminated?
2. How did Sommers assess racism in the US?
3. What was the result of the survey?
Agree or Disagree: Explain your answer.
1. I have experienced racism.
2. Racism occurs in Japan/in my country.
3. Racism is a big deal.