I’m moonlighting over at the Shinbone Star today. I talk about a test I took that measures implicit biases about race. You can take the test, too. If you are comfortable, let me know how you scored and what that score means to you. The only way to overcome our unconscious biases is to communicate with each other, face our biases, and work to together to overcome them.
It is a universal truth that a racist is an ignorant sort, both vile and evil. To be racist is to be embroiled in an ancient conspiracy that the color of every human’s outer layer of skin denotes inherent qualities of good and evil. A racist perpetuates this conspiracy — always in his own favor. […]