|What Do You See? What do you think is happening in these pictures?|
According to CNN:
The updated study aims to answer such questions as these: “Is race a factor in how children view conflicts and choose friends? Do children see race or are they, as many parents believe, socially colorblind? How, when and why do they form their opinions on race? Can those opinions change over time or at a certain age, are kids “hard-wired” about race? And does the racial make-up of their school and environment affect their opinions on race?”The full story entitled "race relations through a child's eyes" can be viewed online.
One of the points of doing this research is to point out the reality that people of different races can view images and events very differently, as the ongoing controversy about the killing of Trayvon Martin has revealed to some.
There's a 2011 report (Post-Racial? Race and Americans in the Age of Obama) by the Greenlining Institute which summarizes:
What do you think about race relations in America? Give feedback in the comments!