The Hidden Racism

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In the article “The Hidden Racism of Young White Americans” author Sean McElwee analyzes data on white Americans. The first graph shows that white individuals in all age groups agreed in the same amount of numbers to statements like “Black people are lazy, black people are unintelligent, and blacks face a little or no discrimination at all” (McElwee 2012). McElwee mentions, “Age tells us far less about an individual’s likelihood of expressing racist sentiments than factors like education, geography and race” (McElwee 2015). Since the graph showed all age groups agreeing similarly throughout the board. The next graph shows “work ethic of whites to blacks” (McElwee 2015). The graph shows more than 50% of whites agreeing to the statement that
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