State Representative Emilia Sykes stated publicly earlier this month that she had been repeatedly stopped by Ohio Capitol security personnel, while noticing that white elected officials were not. Since then, a meeting has been arranged between Sykes and Ohio's director of public safety to discuss what Sykes argues is racial profiling.
On today's show, we discuss implicit bias training, which some race experts advocate as a means to reduce such instances of discrimination.
- Representative Emilia Sykes (D-Akron)
- Kelly Capatosto, senior research associate at the Kirwan Institute For the Study of Race & Ethnicity
- Lorie Fridell, professor of criminology at University of South Florida; developed and owns Fair and Impartial Policing