*According to new research, different images and perceptions are conjured up in the minds of white folk when a person is identified as ‘Black’ versus ‘African American.’

White Americans are fine with African Americans, but Blacks are a completely different story.

The new study appeared in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, where Emory University’s Erika Hall led a team of researchers who argue that “the racial label ‘black’ evokes a mental representation of a person with lower socioeconomic status than the racial label ‘African-American.’”

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