Monthly Archives: November 2006

Gratuitous cute kid pic!

… It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parents Pat and Mindy write: “Our beautiful daughter Camryn Xiu Bing. She joined our family 3 years ago today. A wonderful day for us, a very … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: How to handle racially or culturally insensitive teachers?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent,

ask anti-racist parentI am an adoptive parent of two school age children living in the downstate region of New York State. One of my major concerns has been education and the lack of accurate information presented in our history/social studies classes. I think that teachers, even those with the best intentions, may have unrecognized bias in how social studies is taught.

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Brand-new “Addicted to Race” episode out now (#49)!

by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove

A brand-new episode of Addicted to Race is out! If you haven’t already, please subscribe to our podcast in iTunes. Click here to launch iTunes and subscribe today, it’s absolutely free.

INTERVIEW WITH TEDDY ZEE
teddy zee Carmen chats with movie producer Teddy Zee about the current state of representations of Asian-Americans in film and television. Zee is president of Ironpond, an entertainment company that bridges Hollywood and Asia. Previously, he was a top-level studio executive at Columbia and Paramount. He produced Hitch, Saving Face, The Pursuit of Happyness, and recently completed West 32nd.

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Ask ARP: How to instill pride in race and heritage for adopted son?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent,

ask anti-racist parentWe are soon to be a multicultural family and I am from the belief that every culture has a rich heritage to be embraced. Our son is coming from China and I have not been content with the way some of my peers have incorporated their child’s culture into their everyday lives. I am looking for ways to give my son a positive self image about who he is as a whole but I don’t know how. Maybe you folks can help.

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In case you missed it…

by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove Every Friday afternoon we sum up the week’s best posts from New Demographic’s various projects. Here we go! CONSCIOUS MEDIA MAKER a blog for entertainment, media, advertising and public relations professionals who are … Continue reading

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Columnist intro: Margie

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid My first reaction, upon receiving an invitation to contribute to Anti-Racist Parent, was to ask who would want to listen to a middle-aged white woman talk about race. What could I possibly add to … Continue reading

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Thursdays will be cute kid pic days

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Looks like I went a little overboard with the cute kid pics these last couple of weeks. To restore the balance a bit, starting next week, we’ll feature just one gratuitous cute kid pic each Thursday. … Continue reading

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links for 2006-11-23

In Competitive Marketplace, Asian Egg Donors in Demand – washingtonpost.com “as egg donation has surged over the past two decades, clinics and donor recruiting agencies say the supply of ethnic minority donors, especially Asians, has not kept pace with demand…” … Continue reading

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Ask Anti-Racist Parent: book series featuring characters of color?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove This is the first in what will be a regular column called Ask Anti-Racist Parent. We’ll post a question that we received via email, and invite all of you to weigh in with your advice. This … Continue reading

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Brand-new “Addicted to Race” episode out now (#48)!

by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode of Addicted to Race is out! If you haven’t already, please subscribe to our podcast in iTunes. Click here to launch iTunes and subscribe today, it’s absolutely free. INTERVIEW WITH … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

… Anti-Racist Parent Linda sends us this photo of adorable little Nia. If you’d like to submit a pic to us, please email us at team@loveisntenough.com. Thanks! Tweet

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Columnist intro: Amber

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist, Amber As a white woman, I was not raised to think about my race. I was supposed to be colorblind and not acknowledge that I noticed other people’s race. Growing up, it wasn’t hard to keep … Continue reading

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In case you missed it…

by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove Every Friday afternoon we sum up the week’s best posts from New Demographic’s various projects. Here we go! RACE CHANGERS a community of people working towards an anti-racist future, one week at a … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

… Anti-Racist Parent Ryan writes: “This is a picture of my daughter Elaine playing with some children on the beach in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It’s such a beautiful picture… we have it framed on our wall. Just wanted to … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

… Today’s gratuitous cute kid pic comes to us from Canada! Anti-racist parent Jensboys writes: “This picture is of my 4 sons, Greg, 11, Eric, 10, Tanner, 9 and Caden 5 taken this summer while they looked over my as … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

… Anti-racist parent Terri writes: “This is my 9 year old son,William. He loves flowers and gardening with me. This is a Moon flower- only comes out at night and has a heavenly fragrance. Pure heaven!” If you’d like to … Continue reading

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links for 2006-11-15

Adoption: Americans Send Babies Abroad – Newsweek Periscope – MSNBC.com Thanks Jae Ran! “The United States—the largest receiving country—also sends some children to be adopted by families abroad… Anecdotal evidence suggests that many of these children are black and biracial … Continue reading

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Quiet this week

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I know this blog has been a bit quiet the last couple weeks, but we’ll be back to normal next week. Please bear with us. Thanks! Tweet

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

Today’s gratuitous cute kid pic was taken at the Dutchess County Fair. Anti-racist parent Meera writes: “These are our kids – a 5 yr. old and our 15 mo. old fraternal twins, who are only a “miracle” because they are … Continue reading

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In case you missed it…

by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove Every Friday afternoon we sum up the week’s best posts from New Demographic’s various projects. Here we go! Race Changers a community of people working towards an anti-racist future, one week at a … Continue reading

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