Summarised by Centrist
In Lindsay Mitchell’s article “A conundrum for those pushing racist dogma”, she illustrates how declining teenage pregnancies among Māori and non-Māori alike counters the racist narrative, which says Māori “have special vulnerabilities which arise from outside forces they cannot control”.
“Regardless of ethnicity, teenage girls are subject to and responding to the same social stimuli in the same way,” writes Mitchell.
Mitchell suggests that perhaps the assumed racial differences are not as substantial as previously believed.
Read the full story over at Lindsay Mitchells blog