Monthly Archives: December 2007

I love nappy hair and little girls should too

by guest contributor Tami Winfrey Harris “Maybe Aunt Tami can be the clown at my birthday party.” So my five-year-old niece told my sister. It’s not that I can juggle or do magic. I don’t own a pair of big, … 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 Brooke Janssen writes: “My daughter Miriam is anxiously awaiting the adoption of her new brother or sister. I’m thankful for the varying viewpoints represented on antiracist … Continue reading

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Nativity stories without blonde hair and blue eyes

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Cloudscome When I was a child we always put out the Creche a few weeks before Christmas. Part of the anticipation of the coming day was looking forward to nestling the tiny little baby Jesus in … Continue reading

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Holiday lull

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I’m taking a couple weeks off to visit my family in Hong Kong (for the first time in at least five years!) so postings will slow down quite a bit. For the next two weeks, we’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 KC writes: “Here’s a picture of my daughter at the Indiana State Fair. It’s not often that a suburban kid from Phoenix gets to collect eggs, … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to take action, even after 40 years

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey People all over the world are talking about the return of an adopted Korean child by a Dutch diplomat and his wife. I’ve written about disruptions and dissolutions … Continue reading

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Religion and culture in an interfaith, transracial family

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman We are a transracial family. My husband, my son and myself are white. Our daughter is African-American and joined our family through an open, domestic adoption three years ago. Both my kids are being … Continue reading

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Funny…I Don’t Feel Like an Adoptive Mother

by columnist Deesha Philyaw The question Jan, a local poet, asked me should not have caught me off guard, but it did. She wanted to know if I would be reading later that evening at an open mic she was … 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 Shelley writes: “Several years ago my parents traveled to South Africa, the first people in my (white) family ever to do so. They brought back with … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Deesha

by columnist Deesha Philyaw I like to talk about race. I joke that, as a black woman, particularly as a daughter of the American South, I was born to do it. I was born and raised in Florida by my … Continue reading

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