Study claims ‘racism’ drives opposition to DEI statements

Racism is what drives opposition to mandatory “diversity, equity, and inclusion” statements for job applicants, a recent paper says.

However, a psychology professor questioned the research in comments to The College Fix.

The paper, written by University of Nebraska, Omaha and Rice University scholars concluded “racism may underlie seemingly race-neutral backlash to DEI statements.”

The professors looked at “symbolic racism,” defined as skepticism of widespread racial discrimination and prejudice.

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