We Imagine “Blacks” As Poorer Than “African Americans”

The Dish:

Joe Pinsker flags a study (pdf) finding “that ‘Black’ people are viewed more negatively than ‘African Americans’ because of a perceived difference in socioeconomic status.” This means those identifying as black are “thought of as less competent and as having colder personalities”.

Worth reading if you doubt that newspapers, in the long run, can influence electorates (though the more obvious question is: if they can’t, why do rich men want to own them?).

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