Rinku Sen: The Racist Mind – COLORLINES

The combination of implicit bias and power gives explicit racists a lot of cover, through rules and arrangements that don’t need to be explicitly racist to get massive support. The entire Zimmerman trial was influenced by just these sorts of actions—from the initial botching of the crime scene, to the disturbing admissions of Juror B37 in her CNN interview, to the adoption of Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” law in the first place.

via Rinku Sen: The Racist Mind – COLORLINES.