Children and Race

I, for one, was not surprised to learn CNN had conducted a study about children’s racial attitudes. I also was not surprised by the findings. Here is just one example. Children who associated positive traits (i.e., smart, nice, good, good looking) for pictures of lighter skin tone children also generally selected darker skin tones for children with negative […]

Read more
A Child's Bias

CNN conducted a modern-day doll study on children’s racial beliefs, attitudes and preferences. Researchers found black and white children are biased toward lighter skin. The test was designed  to re-create the landmark Doll Test conducted in 1947. Check it out.

Read more
A Child’s Bias

CNN conducted a modern-day doll study on children’s racial beliefs, attitudes and preferences. Researchers found black and white children are biased toward lighter skin. The test was designed  to re-create the landmark Doll Test conducted in 1947. Check it out.

Read more
Black and Chinese

Lou Jing‘s stint on a reality show introduced China to her talent and her life. Her mother is Chinese; her father is black. CNN reported on what what happened to the young woman who speaks and identifies herself as Chinese. The piece shows how people across the globe have yet to accept those who appear […]

Read more