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Decolonizing Black Parenting

Uptown Campus

Co-hosted by the Violence Prevention Institute, Center for Youth Equity, Tulane Undergraduate Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) Course, and The UP Institute

Dr. Stacey Patton is an award-winning journalist and author who writes about race, politics, popular culture, child welfare issues, diversity in media, and higher education. As an adoptee, child abuse survivor, and former foster youth, Patton is a nationally recognized child advocate whose research focuses on the intersections of race and childhood, corporal punishment in schools, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the impact of physical punishment on children’s psychological and physical health. She is the author of That Mean Old Yesterday – A Memoir (Simon and Schuster), Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America (Beacon Press), and the forthcoming book, Strung Up: The Lynching of Black Children and Teenagers in America (Beacon Press).

Violence Prevention Institute

For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8937074