PULLMAN, Wash. – Hostile campus environments and racism will be the topic of a speech by Lawrence Ross, the author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” beginning 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the CUB Auditorium.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of police-involved shootings that left two black men dead in two cities, Washington State University hosted an expert panel discussion on race and policing in America.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A panel of experts in law enforcement and criminal justice will deliver a free public presentation “Race and policing in America” at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 27, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – A free, public panel discussion, “Black, Brown and Blue: Diverse perspectives on race, policing and justice,” will be 1:30-3:30 p.m., Friday, April 3, at Washington State University Vancouver and live streamed at http://youtube.com/wsuvancouver.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
SPOKANE, Wash. – Participants in an innovative Washington State University study of deadly force were more likely to feel threatened in scenarios involving black people. But when it came time to shoot, participants were biased in favor of black suspects, taking longer to pull the trigger against them than against armed white or Hispanic suspects.