Topic: Gender and Racial Attitudes Lab

African American Teenagers More Supportive of Affirmative Action, School Desegregation Than White Youth, Study Finds

March 1, 2011

African American teenagers are significantly more supportive than whites of affirmative action and school desegregation, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Professors examine how we don't -- but should -- talk openly about race in the United States

Nov. 15, 2010

First came the fiery attacks last summer as the NAACP approved a resolution condemning perceived racist elements within the Tea Party movement.

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White Children More Positive Toward Blacks After Learning About Racism, Study Shows

Nov. 15, 2007

Challenging the idea that racism education could be harmful to students, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin found the results of learning about historical racism are primarily positive. The study appears in the November/December issue of the journal Child Development.

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