By guest blogger James Telesford, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley Once, while wandering down Michigan Avenue in Chicago, I spotted two African American males walking out of the store next to me. They were wearing baggy jeans, hooded sweatshirts, and sneakers. As I watched them, they started to hold hands, kissed, stepped into the … Continue reading »
Should we talk to young children about race?
One of the most talked-about recent studies on how parents talk to their children about race, featured in the book “Nurture Shock,” is famous for an odd reason: the study was never completed, and no findings were published. Why? As it turns out, parents had signed up for a study about how parents communicate with their … Continue reading »