The once-quiet four-block downtown is abustle with civil rights lawyers and curious journalists.
The outsiders are welcomed by many of the blacks here, who are tired of having to hold their tongues when treated with condescension or contempt, but they are given a cold shoulder by most of the whites, who were well served by the status quo. 7, in the dead of night, this incendiary situation exploded with the torching of the high school by an unidentified arsonist. Humphries, after months of support from the school board, has been reassigned to the central office and kept from the school grounds, under pressure from the United States Justice Department.
The big fish are still jumping in Lake Wedowee, but blacks and whites are looking at each other through narrowed eyes these days outside the county courthouse, the grocery and the flower shop on Main Street, and especially around the charred husk of the high school, which was set afire by arsonists. Bowen, who won a ,000 settlement from the school district after her confrontation with Mr. Everything's out in the open." Sound and Fury The racial tempest that began in February at Randolph County High School looks on the surface like a replay of anguished decades past.
Their father was an old Scottish planter who had lived from time to time with some of the labourers on the sugar estate.
In the second experiment, the researchers showed 19 undergraduate students wedding and engagement photos of 200 interracial and same-race couples while recording their neural activity.
The researchers asked the students to quickly indicate whether each couple should be included in a future study on relationships, a task that was intended to ensure participants were socially evaluating the couples while their neural activity was recorded.
"I felt like the polls weren't telling the whole story," said Skinner, a researcher in the UW's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences. In the first, 152 college students were asked a series of questions about relationships, including how disgusted they felt about various configurations of interracial relationships and about their own willingness to have an interracial romance.
The participants overall showed high levels of acceptance and low levels of disgust about interracial relationships, and pointed to a strong negative correlation between the two.