Monthly Archives: May 2008

Note on comments

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I’ll be on the road until Thursday, with little to no internet access. So feel free to comment, but I won’t be able to approve comments in the queue until I’m back. Thanks, and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Race and I’m Running

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Michelle Myers “Yeah, it’s a race and I’m running, but somewhere along the lines I lost you— among the clueless browns, the clueless blacks, the clueless yellows— and what’s worse, the just-kickin-its, the just bought-into-its.” -I … Continue reading

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Animated Oppression?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Brian Johnson Imagine these words set to music… What can you expect from filthy little heathens? Here’s what you get when races are diverse. Their skins are hellish red; they’re only good when dead. They’re vermin, … 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 Kellie writes: “My baby Ruthie is already 8 and she strives to be a super model. On our budget not sure how quick that will happen … Continue reading

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Adopting and Adapting

by guest contributor Catherine Bray When my husband and I decided to adopt a baby in 2006 we put on our happy “never have done this before and don’t know what’s in store” faces and told our caseworker that we … Continue reading

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The Princess Problem: “There’s more than one way of being pretty.”

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Deesha Philyaw As the mother of two girls who do not live under rocks, I have not been able to escape the whole princess thing. A few years back, when my oldest was in kindergarten and … Continue reading

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Half-price adoptions: Should we tell our kids?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman When we decided to pursue a domestic adoption nearly five years ago, my husband and I – both of us white – decided that we were open to adopting transracially. We were naïve about … 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 Christine Peebles writes: “These are two of our greatest blessings, Andrew Prasad(7) our ‘giving saint’ from India and Sky(6) our ‘fierce debater’ from Guatemala. At 20 … Continue reading

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Tools for Teaching in a Diversity Free Zone

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan I’ve been thinking a lot about the issue of how to teach, expose, and experience diversity in a “diversity-free” zone (thanks for the segue Tami!). I directly experience this issue personally and professionally every … Continue reading

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Not Exactly Diverse

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul A little over a week ago, I received a phone call from a woman who happens to work with my mom. This woman, K., is only a few … Continue reading

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