Harvard Economist Needed ‘Armed Guard’ After Publishing Study Finding No Racial Bias In Police Shootings – EVOL

Harvard economics Professor Roland Fryer needed armed security with him to go out in public after he published a study finding no evidence of racial bias in officer-involved shootings, he said in an interview with The Free Press founder Bari Weiss.

Fryer, a top economist who became the youngest tenured black professor in Harvard’s history at just 30 years old, published a study in 2016 showing there was “no racial differences in officer involved-shootings.” After he published the study, “all hell broke loose,” Fryer told Weiss, noting people “lose their mind when they don’t like the result.”

“I lived under police protection for about 30 to 40 days,” he said during the interview. “I had a seven-day-old daughter at the time…I was going to the grocery store to get diapers with an armed guard.”

“I lived under police protection for about thirty to forty days.” — Harvard Economics Professor Roland Fryer tells Bari Weiss about the fallout from publishing his 2016 study which showed no racial bias in police shootings. pic.twitter.com/ZxL3zyOEoe

— Frank DeScushin (@FrankDeScushin) February 16, 2024

Fryer told Weiss he initially became interested in the topic after the shooting of Michael Brown and some other “early viral videos of



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