Monthly Archives: April 2007

How should parents supplement the watered-down history children learn at school?

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Michelle Myers As a parent with a school-aged child, I struggle with how much I should interfere with what she learns at school. For example, I dread when Thanksgiving comes around because I’m always certain that … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Congratulations to our very own Anti-Racist Parent columnist Mike Lee! His wife just gave birth to a healthy baby boy! He says: “Wow, parenthood has been amazing, but … Continue reading

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A social worker’s perspective of Disney characters

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey When my daughter was five, one of her favorite movies was Disney’s version of “Annie.” She would kneel on the kitchen floor, dishtowel in hand, and sing, “It’s … Continue reading

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Koreans are not to blame

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom I’m sure I’m not the only adoptive parent of Asian children who is struggling to help their kids understand the Virginia Tech tragedy. Tech draws many students from the … Continue reading

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ColorsNW video on transracial adoption

by Carmen Van Kerckhove ColorsNW magazine, based out of Seattle, has recently started a video podcast. Here is a video they made on the subject of transracial adoption (hat tip to Jae Ran). It features, among other folks, Sarah Kim … 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 Bill writes: “She is 8 years old and is the progeny of our interracial marriage. She is a sweet, vivacious, compassionate and loving child… who has … Continue reading

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From Trinidad to Houston

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist, Karen Walrond Sorry for the long absence; the truth is, my family and I have recently moved from my homeland of Trinidad & Tobago to Houston, Texas. I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t had … Continue reading

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by Anti-Racist Parent special correspondent Colin Bowden 4.17.2007: the shooter was korean american – Angry Asian Man The Angry Asian Man like many, can see the writing on the wall: there is a building anti-immigrant, anti-Asian prejudice after the shooting … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 67: Don Imus

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 67) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Yolanda Carrington discuss the recent Don Imus controversy, and how … Continue reading

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My response to the Rachel’s Tavern commenter

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey Earlier this week, Rachel from Rachel’s Tavern shared with me a comment left on her blog in response to a post about the U.S.’s decision to end working … 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 Carrie writes: “The cutie is Maizie James Qian.  Anti-racist Parent is an incredible blog. I feel like I am learning so much and yet I have … Continue reading

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Should adoptive parents change their children’s names?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman I was stuck on what to write this week but Carmen shared a list of some of the keywords people use to find their way here and there was one that stuck out to … Continue reading

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by Anti-Racist Parent special correspondent Colin Bowden The blindfold of “colorblind” Pt.1 – Ethnically Incorrect Daughter “As I’ve mentioned many times before, my family practiced a kind of colorblindness when it came to me. I guess they figured if they … Continue reading

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Question: How can you coach kids to be critical of what they see on TV?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I recently came across a trailer of the excellent documentary Mickey Mouse Monopoly (hat tip to Yolanda and Kai): Mickey Mouse Monopoly takes a close and critical look at the world these films create and the … Continue reading

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Introducing a new blog: Race in the Workplace

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I’m excited to announce the launch of a brand-new New Demographic blog, Race in the Workplace. Please head on over to check it out! It will explore how race and racism influence our working lives. You’ll … 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 Stephanie Foster writes: “After looking through the archive and seeing another Dorothy I couldn’t resist. That’s Ariel as Dorothy and her brother Gage as the Cowardly … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Tereza

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tereza Topferova I am a white parent of a white toddler in the whitest major city in the U.S. Carmen’s work has inspired me to commit to putting anti-racist education and parenting at the center of … Continue reading

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by Anti-Racist Parent special correspondent Colin Bowden Biting my tongue: Weighing pros and cons of reacting to insensitivity – Kimchi Mamas When is it right to act against insensitive and offensive comments? When is it wrong? Mama Nabi confronts this … Continue reading

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Introducing ARP special correspondent, Colin Bowden

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I’m excited to announce that starting today, Colin Bowden will be a special correspondent for Anti-Racist Parent! He will write one post per week, linking to some of our favorite recent posts from other parenting blogs … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 66: All Listener Feedback

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 66) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. This episode is all about you! It’s a special episode made up … Continue reading

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