Monthly Archives: July 2007

Anti-Racist Parent meme

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Awhile back, Jason Sperber from Rice Daddies (and Anti-Racist Parent columnist!) and Eliaday from Kimchi Mamas started an APA Parenting Meme. I thought it might be fun to riff on that and adapt it for Anti-Racist … Continue reading

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Book Censorship: What’s an Anti-Racist Parent to Do?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman By now you may have read the article about Tintin in the Congo – the racist children’s book that’s being shelved in the (adult) graphic novel section after a lawyer registered a complaint saying, … 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 Dawn writes: “Our 3 year old insists on cooking (with supervision of course) but the sunglasses are a bit much.” If you’d like to submit a … Continue reading

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Response to a Transracially Adopting Mother

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky I recently met someone friends have been trying to hook me up with for weeks; her family is planning to adopt. She had heard about me, and I must admit I was excited to … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 76: Apu from The Simpsons

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 76) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Manish Viij discuss the way 7-Eleven is turning some of … Continue reading

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In eight days

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey . . . I will be on a plane to South Korea. I am embarking on my third trip to Korea since 2000 (also the third trip to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Churches

by guest contributor Nobody, originally published at Scraps by Nobody There once was a little white Baptist church, set on a plot of farmland that the pastor liked to call “sacred acre”. It was a small congregation, firmly mired in … 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 Sarah writes: “Elyse Rebekah (2.5 years), my love, my joy. Our appreciation for your blog is more than can be expressed!” If you’d like to submit … Continue reading

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Butterball

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Cloudscome I have been trying to write a post about how we come to know white privilege. In particular I am wondering how to talk to other white people about it when they say things like … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 75: Racism in Multicultural Marketing

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 75) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen interviews Laura Martinez about multicultural marketing and the ways in which … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: How to incorporate diversity when living in a mostly white area?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, Given the recent post about living in a nearly-all white school district, and the last post about the mom who’s moving from NY to Houston, could you put out a call for ideas on how to naturally … Continue reading

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Raising a child Asian-American

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Mike Lee My wife and I recently had a beautiful baby boy 3 months ago, and sometimes talk about how to raise him with a strong sense of his Korean-American identity. My wife and I are … 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 Denise Fitzsimmons writes: “My son, who I want to grow up feeling as beautful, strong and proud as I see him in this picture. ” If … Continue reading

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Still Maplewood: Wrong side of the tracks

by Helena Holgersson-Shorter, originally published in The Motherhood Magazine [Note from Carmen: Maplewood, NJ is known in the NYC area as a very diverse community. However, I felt that the themes discussed in this article are applicable to other communities … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 74: Help! I’m turning into a racist!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 74) 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 Kai Chang in this episode. Kai … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: How tolerant is the south of multiracial families?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I appreciate the content on your blog. I have read some very interesting and touching things here. My sister is considering moving to the south. She is a single mother of two mixed-race boys – 1/2 African … Continue reading

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Why aren’t black mothers breastfeeding?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tiffany Pridgen Coming from a very conservative small town, breastfeeding was a topic that was never discussed outside the home and certainly not practiced in public. For context, in the same small town if you were … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at the Skate Park

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Vera L I took my seven year old to the skate park after school one afternoon while his brother was at baseball practice. The popular Berkeley skateboard park is settled on the edge of a large … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 73: Celebrity Adoptions

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 73) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Jae Ran discuss celebrity adoptions and the book Outsiders Within: … Continue reading

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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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