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Featured in Pioneer Press 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.”
 
St. Paul Pioneer Press I have a theory that also may partly explain my experience back home: Lollie was a victim of implicit bias if not contempt of cop. 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.”
 
Columbus Monthly Matt Martin, a researcher for the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State, analyzes factors “that have been proven meaningful in having successful life outcomes” in Columbus neighborhoods, eyeing trends and creating what the institute calls “opportunity maps.”
 
Columbus Dispatch A group of young, black South Side students will have more opportunities to succeed in school and in life under a program the Franklin County commissioners approved yesterday.
 
Columbus Dispatch The maps were created in the mid-1930s to show the level of lending risk in 239 cities, including 14 in Ohio. They were commissioned by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and produced by the Home Owners’ Loan Corp.
 
Columbus Dispatch Neighborhoods with the highest infant-mortality rates also are neighborhoods where many residents face a list of other obstacles in life, said Sharon Davies, the executive director of OSU’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, which has analyzed data for the task force.
 
The Toledo Blade “Lead is a devastating, secret, silent problem,” Robert Cole, an attorney for Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. “And the solution is not to wait.”