Change in belief of racial stereotypes over time

I picked up a textbook on race relations in the United States and globally from a used bookstore a while back. The book is called Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives (Eight Edition) by Martin N. Marger. There was an interesting chart compiling data on white americans’ stereotypes of blacks over time (p. 199). See below:

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Are crack cocaine and “regular” cocaine the same thing?

You see this claim all the time: “crack and cocaine are the same chemical, one is just criminalized harder because blacks use it.” Crack cocaine and “regular” cocaine (cocaine hydrochloride) are not effectively the same thing, however.

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