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Is Spanking A Black And White Issue?


First Posted: 08/15/11 02:18 PM ET Updated: 10/15/11 06:12 AM ET

The New York Times:

In a recent "Lives" column in The New York Times Magazine, the novelist and culture critic Touré wrote about racial identity. In the piece, he mentioned becoming a father and weighing whether or not spanking a child for misbehaving was acceptable. He pondered the cultural connections to spanking, implying that it was a common form of discipline among black families.

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