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in this beautiful article the writer refers to ‘respectability politics’ that are ‘othering black women’ and highlights two horribly ugly historic traits: the colonial desire to treat people as backward and depraved, and a total disregard for the value of parent-child relationships: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/21/aboriginal-mothers-like-me-still-fear-that-our-children-could-be-taken-away

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