Stop Lying About Black Women and Families

Claims of an out-of-wedlock birth crisis and “babies having babies” are racist myths. It’s time to tell the truth.

Tim Wise

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Surely you’ve heard it before.

The problem facing Black people isn’t racism; it’s girls and women having babies out of wedlock.

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Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)