To avoid using data in a way that perpetuates systemic racism and injustice, it is critical to investigate the authority of data producers and reporters and determine. Data is not neutral. Datasets necessarily reflect their producer's expertise, credibility, and bias. Use this guide to help you investigate the authority of both the datasets you encounter and that of scholars reporting and interpreting the data.
Investigate the Source
Explore these resources for additional information
Library research guide from University of Ottowa: Evaluate Your Data
For further investigation of Quantitative Critical Theory (QuanCrit) explore the following resources: