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When children grow apart

from The Atlantic

The image of black and white children hand-in-hand is possibly the most well-known and most often quoted line from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Over the years, black and white youngsters playing together has evolved from a civil-rights leader's vision of racial equality to a clothing retailer's marketing campaign, and in the process spawned a cultural meme — signaling everything from innocence and hope to a world free of interpersonal racism. Yet black and white childhood friendships, an inspiring notion, rarely happen organically. According to a new study of elementary- and middle-school students, teacher behaviors may shape how students select and maintain friends and affect the longevity of interracial friendships. more


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