Florida deputies to be tried for shooting disabled man

Blog   |   April 16, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that two Brevard County Deputy Sheriffs must stand trial for their shooting of an unarmed man inside his home after family members asked law enforcement officers to Baker Act the … Continue reading

This big firm was criticized for lack of diversity. Now it’s No. 1 for black lawyers, new report

Blog   |   April 8, 2019

ABA JOURNAL — Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP came under fire for its lack of diversity when a photo of promoted partners, which appeared to include one white woman and 11 white men, was posted to social media in … Continue reading

Racism should be called racism, AP Stylebook changes journalistic guidelines

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NBC NEWS — The Associated Press has announced that the AP Stylebook will now advise journalists to use the word racism to refer to acts of racism instead of evoking euphemisms like “racially charged,” and “racially motivated.”   Do not use … Continue reading

Expert advice to police and civilians, how to overcome racial bias

Blog   |   April 5, 2019

TIME — Jennifer Eberhardt is a psychology professor at Stanford University who won a MacArthur “genius grant”  for her study of bias. In an interview with TIME, she explains how implicit bias can affect people of all age groups and … Continue reading