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Black Names

Your Name Says More About You Than You Think

Mic | Marcie Bianco | Posted 02.11.2015 | Black Voices

When it comes to stereotyping others, it takes no more than a name. That goes double for non-Anglophile names that carry a strong cultural currenc...

Names Can Be Magical -- Or Maddening, Depending on Your Perspective

Eric Cooper | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Some people discourage parents from giving their children "black" names. I strongly disagree with this advice. Instead, get rid of the stereotypes that unfairly generalize about people's sense of responsibility, social and economic circumstances, and capacity to succeed, based on race.

Diversity News & Notes

Janell Ross | Posted 04.21.2013 | Black Voices
Janell Ross

Well folks, the fact that names tend to be passed down or reused inside families and certain names appear to be preferred by black and white parents, ...