Why Black People Ignore the Research on Spanking

Clutch magazine's Kirsten West Savali presents a provocative theory about why African-American parents resist the science that says hitting children is ill-advised.

When massa said we were being “disrespectful,” what did he do?

He whipped us.

To keep us in line, working hard and obedient, he whipped us, and that is the exact same thing that we do to our children.

Read Kirsten West Savali’s entire piece at Clutch magazine.

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