Monthly Archives: February 2009

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. This one, of lovely Inara, comes from reader Hadifha S. Got cute kids? Send your pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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I need to spend some more time digging into this piece, which was e-mailed to me this morning, but did anyone else catch John Cloud’s article on mixed-race children in Time? Americans like answers in black and white, a cultural … Continue reading

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Who’s following whose lead?

written by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, crossposted from Heart, Mind and Seoul Imagine you recently started a job you absolutely love.  The manager to whom you report is kind, friendly, accepting and respectful.  Though you’re not exactly sure of each … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. This one comes from “an enthusiastic reader and occasional commenter,” Mr. Fed. Got cute kids? Send your pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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…and we’re back

Sorry to those of you who have been trying in vain to reach this site since yesterday afternoon. New Demographic was having some server problems that took down this blog, plus Racialicious and Race in the Workplace. Look for gratuitous cute … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Nappyville: What’s the mother of a black child to do?

Sorry for the late post today. Crossposted from What Tami Said So, I’m all het up about a slight to black, natural hair. What else is new? But I swear, I would stop writing these posts if people would quit … Continue reading

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ARP Links

Head over to Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan’s To Loosen the Mind blog. She has served up some wonderful posts over the last weeks, including one on “Individual vs. The System.” But, here’s what’s been ticking me off lately: the … Continue reading

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Got 10 minutes? Watch “The New Boy”

written by Jennifer; crossposted from Mixed Race America In [Friday's] New York Time‘s movie section they are promoting the short films (animated and live action) that are nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. And the still that they used is of … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Reader Brigitte sends this shot of her little “Peanut” and says, “His interests include Thomas the Tank Engine, perfecting the ‘Obama’ fist jab and dirt–though not necessarily in … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Children

written by Liza Talusan; crossposted from To Loosen the Mind To my children: I didn’t write to you on the day that Barack Obama became the Democratic candidate. I was afraid to believe there might be a chance. I didn’t write … Continue reading

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ARP Links

Danielle Belton at The Black Snob has written a beautiful, truthful article: “On Little Black Girls, Beauty and Barbie Dolls”: Along time ago at a kitchen table in an all-black, middle/working class neighborhood in St. Louis, Mo.’s North County a … Continue reading

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Dear ARP: How important is diversity when choosing a school?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I have a question I am hoping to get some help on.  There is currently a full on war at our house in trying to select our 4-year-old son’s school for next year.  We have two sons, the … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which usually means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic…unless the ARP editor (me) goofs up in loading said pic and nothing shows up. Sorry about that. Reader Danielle K.’s little one is certainly worth the wait! … Continue reading

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What’s on your mind? UPDATE: Is anyone following the Miley Cyrus controversy? LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Disney teen idol Miley Cyrus has been accused of taunting and mocking Asians by making slant-eye poses in a personal photograph with her friends. … Continue reading

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Starting tomorrow: Diversity Career Success

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Just a final reminder that my one-time-only, 5-part tele-course starts TOMORROW… Diversity Career Success: How to Take Your Organization From Culturally Clueless to Diversity Dynamo (and Skyrocket Your Own Career While You’re At It) If you’re … Continue reading

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“Daddy, why don’t I have ‘good’ hair?” Chris Rock answers

crossposted from What Tami Said Regular readers of [What Tami Said] know that Chris Rock, once one of my favorite comedians, is on my s*** list for the growing misogyny in his stand-up act. That’s why I’m a little nervous about … Continue reading

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Amos and Andy come to dinner

written by Anti-Racist Parent contributor Lucie Relationships are hard work. They are made especially hard by the differences we bring to the table. Being a white woman in a relationship with a Black man, with three Black sons between us, … Continue reading

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