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What I learned when I re-created ‘doll test’ that looked at how Black kids see race

Back in the 1940s, Kenneth and Mamie Clark — a husband-and-wife team of psychology researchers – used dolls to investigate how young Black children viewed their racial identities. They found that given a choice between Black dolls and white dolls, most Black children preferred to play with white dolls. They ascribed positive characteristics to the […]