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High School Students Don Suits to Prove They Aren’t Thugs, But Why Do They Have To?

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The saying “Clothes make the man” is firmly entrenched in our everyday parlance, but is it true? If how we dress can alter one’s perception of us, can wearing a suit instead of a hoodie protect young Black men from being mistaken for “thugs,” even...

Study: The Essence of Innocence: Consequences of Dehumanizing Black Children

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A recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, shows just how often black children are dehumanized not only by cops, but by people in general. Black boys as young as 10 may not be viewed in the same light  as their white peers, but...

What Do You Do When… ?

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My grandfather was the pastor of a church. In that church, there was a deacon, Brother Wynn. One Saturday each month, the church would do food giveaways to families in need. How it worked was the families would come, sit through a sermon on God’s...