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I Hope White Parents Are Tougher in Real Life Than on TV

Show me a Black parent who would suffer bratty kids so kindly

Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson tackle White parenthood on “Outmatched.” Photo: Fox Broadcasting Company

Spare the rod, spoil the child? Sometimes I wonder.

I turned 50 years old this year, so I’m from the era when a smack across the face — or a belt on the butt — wouldn’t result in a visit from child protective services. I’m not sure if “spare…

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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa” https://rb.gy/3mthoj