What’s a reader to do when editors play this fast and loose with the English language? About the only thing a child that young can “judge” is the superiority of a full tummy to an empty one. And as long as Mommy’s the one filling that tummy, the kid probably couldn’t care less what color she is.
Thursday, 10 September 2009
Discrimination, Racism, and the Human RaceWritten by Becky Akers
“Even Babies Discriminate,” wails the headline of an article in Newsweek Magazine. “Kids as young as 6 months judge others based on skin color. What's a parent to do?”