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originally posted by: FraggleRock
originally posted by: iTruthSeeker
Word is coming out from the Sheriff that this man did not have a ccw permit. The plot thickens?
In the State of Minnesota a resident applies for a ccw permit with the sheriff department in the county in which they reside. The Ramsey County sheriffs department stating they didn't issue the permit does not mean Philando Castile did not have a ccw permit. It simply means they were not the county that issued it.
I live in Minnesota and the local news has been stating that Hennepin County had confirmed they issued the permit.
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: shredderofsouls
I don't see any evidence this man was shot for racial reasons. He was shot by an officer who is an idiot which could (sadly) happen to any of us.
This is tragic and complete BS, but doesn't requite a racial spin.
ETA: I see you edited out your racial spin...good for you.
originally posted by: Skid Mark
First she said the cop killed him. Nope. The guy's moaning. Then she said the cop shot his arm off. Nope. His arm is still there. "Please don't tell me he killed him." Duh. Can't you hear him making noise?
A new study suggests that people are more likely to misidentify a toy as a weapon after seeing a Black face than a White face, even when the face in question is that of a five-year-old child.
The research is published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
“Our findings suggest that, although young children are typically viewed as harmless and innocent, seeing faces of five-year-old Black boys appears to trigger thoughts of guns and violence,” said lead study author Andrew Todd, an assistant professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa.
The researchers presented 64 White college students with two images that flashed on a monitor in quick succession. The students saw the first image — a photograph of a child’s face – which they were told to ignore because it purportedly just signaled that the second image was about to appear. When the second image popped up, participants were supposed to indicate whether it showed a gun or a toy, such as a rattle. The photographs of children’s faces included six images of Black five-year-old boys and six images of White five-year-old boys.
The data revealed that the student participants tended to be quicker at categorizing guns after seeing a Black child’s face than after seeing a White child’s face. Participants also mistakenly categorized toys as weapons more often after seeing images of Black boys than after seeing images of White boys.
However, they mistakenly categorized guns as toys more often after seeing a White child’s face than after seeing a Black child’s face.
originally posted by: kosmicjack
a reply to: MystikMushroom
But blacks also react negatively to pictures of other blacks so, it's definitely got to have a systemic impact. It's not a white versus black thing it's simply a racial thing, in the sense that there is modern human prejudice against blacks that should be acknowledged and guarded against, particularly when it comes to our systems and operations.
originally posted by: Gin
a reply to: everyone
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