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Quoted: Even When A Study Talks About the Harm of Spanking Many Adults Still in Denial

Renee at Womanist Musings writes about spanking in the black community: Spankings are often posited as the solution to the high drop out rate, teen pregnancy, and of course the high incarceration rate. If this was really the solution, would … Continue reading

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The Girl is Mine: Sparing the Rod

[Editor's note: On Monday, columnist Liz Dwyer wrote about the stereotype, present even in black communities, that all black parents spank. Liz's post made columnist Deesha Philyaw recall a similar post that she wrote, which was originaly posted at Literary … Continue reading

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Not all black mothers abuse their kids

written by Anti-Racist Parenting columnist Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Wednesday night when I was flying out of O’Hare — or rather, when I was WAITING for hours to fly out of … Continue reading

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