Check out "For Black Workers, Age Discrimination Strikes Twice" in The Washington Post, which cites research by Sociology Professor Matthew Hughey on racism among White people and his analysis of other's research on racism.
When he saw the chart above, University of Connecticut sociologist Matthew Hughey was struck by the steadiness of the trend for Whites, compared to the volatile swoop of the line representing Black workers. It shows hiring managers tend to accept White applicants at face value while subconsciously scrutinizing Black ones, he said.
“Black people have always been more objectified, scrutinized and surveilled than White people,” Hughey said. “Every little thing is nitpicked on a résumé or explained as a possible red flag.”