This case study is designed to help students explore their attitudes about race and examine the complexity of racism. It also has been used to teach about the social psychology of unintentional racism, attribution theory, and institutionalized racism. The case consists of several parts. Students are given one part of the case and asked to engage in corresponding discussion and/or writing activities before moving on to the next part.  The case has been used in a number of different settings:  in an introductory psychology course, in which it was used as the focus of the social psychology unit; in a social psychology course, where it was used to accompany the unit on prejudice; and in a course on prejudice.  In addition, it has been presented in a workshop format to faculty interested in reducing racism and improving multicultural programming.


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