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White Children More Positive Toward Blacks After Learning About Racism, Study Shows


November 15, 2007

people and society graphic Challenging the idea that racism education could be harmful to students, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin found the results of learning about historical racism are primarily positive. The study appears in the November/December issue of the journal Child Development. Full Story

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