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NY: An Apology for a Regrettable Chronicle Op-Ed (Commentary)
Chronicle of Social Change – November 12, 2018
The fact is that the trope of a low-income mom buying children designer clothes, at the expense of spending on more critical family needs, does exist as a crude and often racial stereotype. Its inclusion in this piece may not have been intended in that way, but our editorial process should have identified this and we should have insisted on its removal from the piece.
Also: Protecting Children Isn’t Racist (Commentary): https://childwelfaremonitor.org/2018/11/16/protecting-children-isnt-racist/