The hidden prejudice

Justice Is Blind. Sometimes, So Is Prejudice.

Last winter a cellphone video of an encounter between a white plainclothes Boston police officer and a young black man made the rounds on social media. The man, identified by The Boston Globe as Keith Antonio, was on his way to a barbershop when he spotted a police car. Thinking he was about to be stopped, he hit record. The officer, Zachary Crossen — beefy, with an expressive frown and a knitted gray and gold Boston Bruins hat — called to Antonio from the passenger seat, his window rolled down. “You’re not Kevin, by any chance, are you?” he asked. ….[READ]