African American History Culture : 'Walking while black' can be dangerous too, study finds

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'Walking while black' can be dangerous too, study finds


Sadly, it seems, “walking while black” can have dangerous consequences.


That’s because a recent study suggests motorists are less likely to stop for an African American pedestrian in a crosswalk. A black pedestrian’s wait time at the curb was about 32 percent longer than a white person’s. Black pedestrians were about twice as likely as white pedestrians to be passed by multiple vehicles ...


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...ng-while-black-can-be-deadly-too-study-finds/


A composite picture of pedestrian signals used to celebrate gay rights in Munich, Germany last summer. (European Pressphoto Agency/Sven Hoppe)


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