The Daily Populous

Friday August 21st, 2020 morning edition

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But our individually held biases often precede the type of racist practices that become embedded and normalized within organizations.”.

To detect bias against Black women with natural hair, the researchers recruited participants of different races and asked them to assume the role of recruiters screening job candidates.

Participants were given profiles of Black and white female job candidates and asked to rate them on professionalism, competence and other factors.

One group saw a photo of the candidate with natural hair while the other group saw her with straight hair.

“But there fundamentally has to be a level of awareness that the natural hair bias exists.

It was only three years ago that the U.S. Army eased restrictions on natural hairstyles for Black soldiers, Rosette noted.

In recent months, several cities and states have passed laws prohibiting discrimination against natural hairstyles for Black people at work and public school. »

Ben Affleck Will Return as Batman in The Flash

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The Argo director’s brooding Dark Knight is coming back for one more movie, with Affleck agreeing to return as Bruce Wayne in the upcoming big-screen version of The Flash, Vanity Fair has learned.

Affleck won’t be the only Batman making a comeback; a few more of the alternate-dimension heroes who turn up in the Flash movie will be figures we’ve seen before.

Michael Keaton’s Batman from the 1989 Tim Burton film is also set to appear in what Muschietti said was a “substantial” part. »

Kanye West Gets Thrown Off the Ballot in Wisconsin

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The decision comes after Republicans made a quiet last-minute push to qualify West for the ballot.

Signature-gatherers spent the last two days before the state filing deadline trying to qualify the rapper for the ballot.

asked Bob Spindell, the lone commissioner to vote to allow West on the ballot. »

Trump Cabinet officials voted in 2018 White House meeting to separate migrant children, say officials

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At the meeting, Miller accused anyone opposing zero tolerance of being a lawbreaker and un-American, according to the two officials present.

No one in the meeting made the case that separating families would be inhumane or immoral, the officials said.

Before Trump ended zero tolerance by executive order on June 20, 2018, over 2,800 children had been separated from their parents. »