Monthly Archives: March 2007

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by Carmen Van Kerckhove Did you know that I send out a monthly email newsletter with updates on New Demographic’s many projects? You can check out the latest newsletter here. Join New Demographic’s mailing list today and receive a free … Continue reading

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Last Chance! Tomorrow’s Live Teleseminar on Myths About Interracial Relationships

Not Just Fetishists and Race Traitors: Challenging the Ways We Look At Interracial Relationships Date: Saturday, March 31, 2007 Time: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific time Length: 60 minutes Fee: $19.99 for either the live teleseminar or … Continue reading

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Preparing our children for racism in the workplace

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Mike Lee My wife and I — we are both in the medical field — never really thought about the “glass ceiling” concept because we often see people of varied ethnicities in high positions in our … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Nicole, who blogs at Silicon Valley Moms Blog, describes this photo as “New Years love, Keegan loves his brother, Donovan (just turned 3) loves his apple.” … Continue reading

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Beyond cuisine and traditional dress: creating true cultural connections for transracial adoptees

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Ji In, originally published at Twice the Rice Some months ago, I was quoted in a newsletter article about an adult adoptee panel I participated in last summer, regarding the importance of adoptive parents helping transracially … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Live Teleseminar on Myths About Interracial Relationships

Not Just Fetishists and Race Traitors: Challenging the Ways We Look At Interracial Relationships Date: Saturday, March 31, 2007 Time: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific time Length: 60 minutes Fee: $19.99 for either the live teleseminar or … Continue reading

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ATR 65 – White People and Hip Hop – 03/26/2007

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 65) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen hosts a roundtable discussion on white people and hip hop with … Continue reading

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Question: How do you respond to unwelcome remarks about your children from strangers?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Here’s a real-life Choose Your Own Adventure experience. You and your child are standing in the checkout line at the supermarket, when all of a sudden you encounter… a) The Interrogator “Is that your child? Is … Continue reading

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New Demographic is now on Twitter

by Carmen Van Kerckhove If you follow geek news at all, you’ll probably have heard by now of Twitter. What is it? Well, depends whom you ask. Mitch Joel calls it permission-based stalking. Rafe Needleman describes it like this: “Twitter … Continue reading

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Why white adoptive parents must actively engage in anti-racist work

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey It’s a precarious position for anyone who tries to be an agent of change within any institution. It can be difficult to balance the needs between individual people … Continue reading

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Hear ARP columnist Jae Ran Kim on WBAI

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Anti-Racist Parent columnist Jae Ran Kim was recently interviewed on the show Asia Pacific Forum on New York’s WBAI 99.5 FM. From their web site: Blogging Transracial Adoption What is the connection between experiments conducted by … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Emily sent in this pic of her daughter “Red,” with her buddy “Boo.” Emily and Andy, Boo’s mom, blog together at Red, W[h]ine and Boo! If … Continue reading

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Sat, Mar 31: Live Teleseminar on Myths About Interracial Relationships

Not Just Fetishists and Race Traitors: Challenging the Ways We Look At Interracial Relationships Date: Saturday, March 31, 2007 Time: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific time Length: 60 minutes Fee: $19.99 for either the live teleseminar or … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Meera Bowman Johnson, originally published at Our Kind of Parenting “That’s it Mommy, I want that one!” My three-year-old flung her arm towards a wall of shiny, sherbet-colored princess costumes. “I thought you wanted to be … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 64: Fox News attacks black America

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 64) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen is joined by guest co-host L’Heureux Lewis, who is also known … Continue reading

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What are the unique challenges of parenting multiracial children?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Jason Sperber, originally published at Rice Daddies I’ve been reading a bunch of posts lately, by hapa parents and/or parents of hapas, about that periennial old miscegenated bugaboo [no, not the stroller, look it up], the … Continue reading

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The Making of a Scholar

by Anti-Racist Parent guest contributor Vera L This past Martin Luther King Day, my partner and I took our two boys to San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora. We looked at photographs and charts detailing how the foods of … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Joan writes: “My son, Solomon (who was born in Ethiopia), had a great time outside this fall as we raked leaves and played peek-a-boo around a … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: What if your black in-laws are the racist ones?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I was relieved to see your website. Thank you for being here! I am a “white” woman married to a “black” man. I am 30 weeks pregnant with our first child, my second (I have a “white” … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 63: Race and Advertising

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 63) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen is joined by guest co-host Hadji Williams in this episode. Hadji … Continue reading

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