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The Unique Challenges of "Raising Black Children"

Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Alvin Poussaint. He was a consultant to "The Cosby Show." He co-authored the book, "Raising Black Children," about the parenting of African American kids in a way that affirms their identity and addresses reality of racism.

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Other segments from the episode on February 1, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 1, 1993: Interview with Alvin Poussaint; Interview with Laurence Gonzales; Commentary on Superman.

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