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Connections: Understanding Implicit Bias

Nov 29, 2016

We hear the phrase "implicit bias" quite a bit these days. What is it, exactly?

Melanie Funchess has lectured on the subject, giving examples from her own life. She's our guest for the hour. Melanie works for the Mental Health Association; she has also been involved in a broad range of community organizations, including the African American Leadership Development Program, the African American Health Coalition, and the Black Women's Leadership Forum.