I Hate My 'Ghetto' Name. Can I Change It? Race... →
mirousworlds: Nope, the only thing “wrong” with “Laquita,” which Our Baby Namer says means “fifth” (citing an ever-so-vague “African” origin), in the minds of those who are so put off by it is likely that it’s “associated with lower socioeconomic status” (pdf). My view is that the disdain isn’t really for the three innocent little syllables but, rather, for the type of black person who they...