Monthly Archives: June 2007

The Subtle Choice of Words and Their Not So Subtle Messages

by guest contributor Paula O’Loughlin, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul A celebrity prospective adoptive parent was recently quoted as saying, “Of course I want to have kids. I want to have my own kids, but also adopt.” Several … 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 Jen Bradley writes: “I really enjoy your anti-racist parenting blog. As a transracial adoptive parent and educator who promotes anti-racist education, seeing your information is a … Continue reading

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What can parents do about educational inequality?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove The book that completely transformed the way I thought about race and racism was Amazing Grace: Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation by Jonathan Kozol. Before I read that book, I had always … 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 Amelia Zatik-Sawyer writes: “I love the blog, just spent way way too much time reading as much as I could while my boy took a nap. … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 72: Body Image and Race

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 72) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Latoya discuss body image for women and how it correlates … Continue reading

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Free E-Book: How to Be an Anti-Racist Parent

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A few months back, I asked all of you to submit tips and stories for a free e-book I wanted to make available to all readers of Anti-Racist Parent. I’m happy to announce that it’s finally … Continue reading

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Do “white schools” make white kids racist?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tereza Topferova Last month, ABC News reported on a study of elementary and high school students, aimed at finding out whether children use race to socially exclude other children from their groups. The study of nearly … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Natasha

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky I am excited to be joining the community of columnists at Anti-Racist Parent. My experience with multiracial families and interracial friendships started the week I was born. My mother’s best friend adopted a multiracial … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

s It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Jen Hilzinger writes: “Our sons Ethan and Elliot. ‘I’m so glad you’re finally here.’” If you’d like to submit a pic to us, please email … Continue reading

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Antiracist Black Family Seeks Antiracist White Families for Friendship, Camaraderie and Fun (race unimportant)

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Meera Bowman Johnson Recently, for the first time in what felt like forever, my husband and I left a child’s birthday party feeling like we’d enjoyed it as much as our kids. According to him, it … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 71: No Homo, Black Marriage

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 71) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Dumi discuss the “no homo” phenomenon, as well as BET’s … Continue reading

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Why I Do What I Do

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Liz Dwyer, originally posted at Los Angelista’s Guide To The Pursuit Of Happiness I have worked with almost 100 schools across Los Angeles and Compton over the past 8 years and I definitely have seen that … Continue reading

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Adoption Poster Child™

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey They sat on the cream and floral plushy sofa and matching loveseat. Others pulled out the dining room chairs into the room, making a circle with chairs and … 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 Shelli write: “two daughters of four moms, friends.” If you’d like to submit a pic to us, please email us at team@loveisntenough.com. Please include a caption … Continue reading

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Finding a kindergarten for a multiracial family

by guest contributor Natasha Sky My oldest two children are eligible to attend public kindergarten next fall. They have been home full-time since birth, with their dad or me, pretty much living the play-centered life. I began making phone calls … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 70: Michelle Obama

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 70) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Sylvia discuss how race, gender and feminism are intersecting in … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Tiffany

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tiffany Pridgen My name is Tiffany Pridgen and I’m pleased to be joining Anti-Racist Parent as a contributor. I’m a stay-at-home momma to a six-month-old little boy, affectionately nick-named “Rosco,” and a lapsed writer. I’m married … Continue reading

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Mom’s night out

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey My family lives in a neighborhood in the city that is very diverse; many of our neighbors are Hispanic Latino, Somali and African American. Our kids go to … Continue reading

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