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Old 04-29-2015, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Purgatory
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I dunno folks, black mothers are famous for not sparing the rod. When I've lived near ghetto blacks, it was common for a black family to go down the sidewalk with a big fat momma constantly slapping, cuffing, and yelling at the kids.

I don't know if this particular woman does it all the time or just for special occasions as my father did ...... I think that's an important point, if kids are constantly getting hit they just ignore it after a while, or think of it as love taps. If it only happens rarely and after a warning, then it's much more powerful and can be truly corrective.
EXACTLY! How in the world do "slaps" give the message of "violence is wrong and I don't want to see you dead."

Seems like most posters are unaware, but corporal punishment is already higher in most poor black communities. This doesn't correlate with safer neighborhoods though so maybe it's time to try a different parenting style.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry NC/Randolph NJ/Cape Coral FL
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Better corporal punishment than deadly force or prison.
Exactly!! She was interviewed and stated he is her only son and she doesn't want him to end up like Freddy Gray.
You go Mama
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Sioux Falls, SD area
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Just finished watching mom getting interviewed on CBS. Well grounded lady who is recently unemployed. She's the only positive thing coming out of this ugly mess. Here's hope that someone reaches out to her with a job opportunity. She's earned it for being a positive role model surrounded by all the knuckleheads raising hell on those streets tearing up THEIR OWN neighborhood as it this helps anything.
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:05 AM
 
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She was probably slapping the crap out of him, because he didn't loot the expensive stuff at the CVS store!!!
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:06 AM
 
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As much as I applaud this mother, I can't help but wonder if a dad doing this to his daughter would get the same support. I'd imagine quite the contrary.
There's a youtube video of a dad beating his daughter (way worse than what this mother did) for disappearing for a day or two that many people were cheering in the comments section.
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:08 AM
 
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Just as yours truly predicted. Already making the viral video rounds and the talk show circuit.

The gofundme account aaaaany minute now since she's unemployed and a heroine for the masses.
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:18 AM
 
Location: Sioux Falls, SD area
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Just as yours truly predicted. Already making the viral video rounds and the talk show circuit.

The gofundme account aaaaany minute now since she's unemployed and a heroine for the masses.
I know there's a lot of things that are skewed and the reality is what she did would have been done by any decent parent. However, if she makes a few bucks out of the deal what's it hurt.

Maybe someone should set up admission for sonny boy at a military school, all expenses paid. He can thank his mom later (or cuss her out).
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:32 AM
 
Location: Dublin, OH
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that's leftist ideology for you
I'm definitely leftist and I disagree totally w/ the the original post you quoted...the mother did the right thing and I wish more parents would care about to their children enough to discipline and embarrass them for beving like Hooligans...
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Old 04-29-2015, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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EXACTLY! How in the world do "slaps" give the message of "violence is wrong and I don't want to see you dead."

Seems like most posters are unaware, but corporal punishment is already higher in most poor black communities. This doesn't correlate with safer neighborhoods though so maybe it's time to try a different parenting style.
While it wouldn't surprise me if corporal punishment (and, note, there's a difference between corporal punishment and child abuse . . . the post you responded to, and what I see far too often, described child abuse, not corporal punishment) is higher in some black areas than elsewhere, we don't know anything about the impact of this effort in discipline on the young man at issue here. In fact, I read an article stating that the young man is thankful to his mom for getting him off the street that day and that he understands why she reacted that way. If nothing else, though, the mother's actions immediately removed from the streets an individual intent on destroying property, possibly saving a life/lives in the process. That, alone, makes what the mom did here worth it in my view.

More generally, though, a mother spanking her child is not the reason for the ills in the black community in my view (and, for many people, myself included, the belt or the threat of the belt being used, was/is enough to keep me in line, to make me think twice about acting out of line). Rather, a lack of fathers in the home plays a huge role there.
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Old 04-29-2015, 10:05 AM
 
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Ahh. So she will be out there cleaning up instead of working a job to support those 6 children. Seems that you have already made up your mind on this too. (you just aren't willing to say it)



I believe she said "he" should be out there cleaning up.
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