Becca Rotenberg May 14, 2017
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America's dividing line on racist Google searches

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The country's racism divide is not between the North and South, but rather East and West, according to Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz who spoke on a recent episode of the Freakonomics podcast. The dividing line is the Mississippi River, according to Stephens-Davidowitz — racist Google searches are significantly less common west of the river.