However, when the partners reviewed the memos, the racism followed. The exact memo produced a score of 3.2/5.0 for the Black lawyer, but 4.1/5.0 for the White one. Here is some of the commentary the partners wrote:
One law firm researchers worked with evaluated its African-American summer associates more harshly than their White counterparts, the study found. The complete study is here, but it reveals that America has a long way to go in its efforts to exercise racial equality.