. Cops Talk Less Respectfully to Black People Than White at Traffic Stops, According to Science « JO LEE MAGAZINE

VICE/Cops are more friendly to white drivers than Black during traffic stops—and now, science proves it.

In a study published earlier this week in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition, a group of researchers and professors analyzed the audio from traffic stops to understand if cops treat Black and white men differently during these encounters.

The big reveal: Cops talk differently and more negatively to Black drivers than white ones during traffic stops, aggravating tension between law enforcement and minority communities.

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