Sam has been an active racist his entire life. For decades, he has called blacks demeaning names; he has written about their inferiority; he has threatened them and beaten them; he has attended lynchings.
Under great pressure from various acquaintances and friends, in his seventieth year of life, he stops using the “n” word and ends the explicit prohibition on hiring blacks at his factory.
Ten years later, however, his business still has an almost all white workforce, despite getting lots of black applications, and no managers.
Should we trust Sam that racial bias has nothing to do with the disparity?
If you are like me, despite hoping that Sam has changed, you are deeply skeptical. A person carries his past with him, and it continues to shape his life—even when he genuinely believes he has left it far behind…. (Source)
Meet Sam. Uncle Sam, USA…