Whites' myths about blacks

Thornton, Jeannye; Whitman, David
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/9/92, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p41
Discusses how some white views about blacks have softened, but mistaken beliefs persist. Poll taken by Angelenos after the riots in Los Angeles last spring; What is needed to begin a citywide healing process; Recent trends in white attitudes toward blacks are deceptively upbeat; How whites reacted to the riots; The work ethic; Crime and the police; Job and housing bias; Taking responsibility; More.


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