Studies of resumes have found that people with black-sounding names are less likely to get callbacks. “20/20” put 22 pairs of names to the test, posting identical resumes except for the names at the top.
I’m at a loss for words. Honestly. I mean, I do actually know a white chick named Aisha and a white guy named Darryl. But I don’t want a damned NFL wideout doing my taxes, which is why I expect my lawyer not to hire somebody named DeShawn. You want your kid to have a normal, promising life? Don’t name her Paradise or Precious. Those are names for teacup dogs.