How racist am I? — Project Implicit and other tests for racism
For most of my life, I believed the notion that inspired the Avenue Q song, “Everyone’s a little bit racist.”
Then, wondering how racist I was, I took the implicit association test for race at Project Implicit. I was scared. Was I a little racist or a lot? I didn’t think I was extremely racist, but I had been raised white in a society that valued whiteness — maybe I was more racist than I suspected.
Your data suggest a slight automatic preference for African…