Unusual Names and a Life of Crime - Mo's Journal
Unusual Names and a Life of Crime|
I wonder how much of this is generalized "unfavorable reactions," and how much of it is specific unfavorable reactions
. The specific names listed don't follow through with my thought, though.
|Date:||July 17th, 2009 08:18 pm (UTC)|| |
I remember that essay. Well, some of the names they listed are generally considered black names: Kareem, Tyrell, and Malcolm.
My elder daughter's name is also considered to be a black name. We're white and didn't know that although unusual in general, it's less so among African Americans.