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... work towards a more just world whereby unearned privilege is eliminated.
In conclusion, the implicit association test may be related to both Jensen’s and McIntosh’s positions in the sense that it is used as a tool to uncover the unconscious nature and tendency of biasness in the society that most people are not aware of. Both authors have taken the deliberative to uncover the unconscious phenomenon that controls and affects how people interact, make perceptions, assumptions and even decisions in life. Most of these biases that people tend to have against other races are shaped and reinforced by one’s surroundings and experiences. It is therefore important expose these biases so as to grow as a society and extinguish the white privileges. Unless America is ready to face the truth about the existing biases, racial tensions and incidences will continue to prevail.
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