Nature or Nurture? New Study Explores Why White Southerners Tend to be More Racially Biased Against Blacks

The racism some white Americans feel toward African-Americans may be more a matter of nurture rather than nature, a new study suggests.

A report led by researchers at the University of North Carolina found that whites from the South — a region once largely dependent on the practice of slavery — tend to have higher rates of racial bias toward Blacks, the Pacific Standard reported.

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