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  • There doesn’t have to be an ‘other’

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    The flawed script of racism leads to the construction of an identity based on others’ inferiority.

  • Will black women save us . . . again?

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    The people who will matter most in the next election won’t be the candidates, but rather the country’s 23 million black women. They are the heart and soul of the Democratic party and any politician of any complexion who ignores their power does so at his or her own peril.

  • On Instagram, the kids are alt-right

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    If a Nazi texted your teenager, would you want to know? We parents seem to have accepted social media as an inevitable part of our kids’ lives. They go on Instagram where we post our pretty pictures of food and artful vacation shots, and they’re Snapchatting friends and sometimes us. And in general, they’re not […]

  • Helicopter parents’ are so 20th century. Say hello to the ‘snowplow parents

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    $500,000 to get your kid into an elite college? Not cool. But when last week’s news about Operation Varsity Blues came out, psychologists and parenting experts recognized it for what it was: just the latest outrageous example of bad parenting they’ve been observing for decades.