Chris Lollie recognized the racial bias that exists all around us

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This social and neuroscience phenomenon, as described by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University, “refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious manner.”

It adds: “The implicit associations we harbor in our subconscious cause us to have feelings and attitudes about other people based on characteristics such as race, ethnicity, age and appearance. These associations develop over the course of a lifetime beginning at a very early age through exposure to direct and indirect messages.”

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