Blacks Are Considered To Be Treated Unfairly By Police

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Blacks are considered as an stereotype threat ( a situational predicament in which people are or feel themselves to be at risk of conforming to stereotypes about their social group). Therefore , blacks are concerned they will be judged and treated unfairly by police , in line with those stereotypes.Police officers shows their cognitive dissonance (state of tension that occurs whenever an individual simultaneously holds two cognitions that are psychologically inconsistent) against blacks or african americans. Due to the past stereotype, blacks are considered to be dangerous and monstrous individuals to police officers. Police officers link with themselves with interpersonal sensitivity for black individuals.
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