LIE links: Raising young ladies or “loudies”

From NPR:

Edward Morris, a sociology professor at Ohio University, gets to the bottom of how teachers in one Texas middle school used racial stereotypes to classify the behavior of black female students as “un-ladylike.” Listen…

This study came up in a Twitter conversation I had last Friday. It is more than two years old, but still compelling.

Thoughts? What can all parents do to combat this stereotyping of young, black girls?

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About Tami

Tami Winfrey Harris writes about race, feminism, politics and pop culture at the blog What Tami Said. Her work has also appeared online at The Guardian’s Comment is Free, Ms. Magazine blog, Newsweek, Change.org, Huffington Post and Racialicious. She is a graduate of the Iowa State University Greenlee School of Journalism. She is mom to two awesome stepkids and spends her spare time researching her family history and cultivating a righteous 'fro.
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