Monthly Archives: April 2009

Please take my one-question survey

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Please help me to help you! As you know, my mission with New Demographic is to take workplaces beyond Diversity 101 and promote relaxed, authentic, and productive conversations about race. To help me better serve your … 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 Winston B. sends this pic of his trio: Isaac, Justus and Myka. Got cute kids? Send a photo to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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Save my black male children from…swine flu?

written by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liz Dwyer, crossposted from Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness You know that Michael Jackson is somewhere feeling really vindicated. He’s shaking his fist and saying, “Now everybody doesn’t think I’m totally nuts … Continue reading

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ARP Links

Mother Talkers has great post about transracial adoption, titled: “When the parents are African American and the child is Caucasian,” based on a recent Newsweek article.  As an adoptive mother of Eastern European Jewish background (i.e. very pale skin) with children … Continue reading

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Color an Indian: The Struggles of an Anti-Racist Parent

crossposted from Womanist Musings [Editor’s note: In honor of her blog’s first birthday, Renee at Womanist Musings has been sharing favorite posts from the site’s history. I thought this one was a gem that illustrates the vigilance needed in anti-racist … Continue reading

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“The Karate Kid” remake will be “Kung Fu Kid”

Crossposted from Angry Asian Man We’ve been talking about Will Smith’s Karate Kid remake for quite some time. It was rumored for the better part of a year, then finally confirmed last fall that the movie would star Will’s son … 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 Yoli C. sends in this shot of her precious little ones, Salome and Cael. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@loveisntenough.com to have them featured. Tweet

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Oprah and the Secret Lives of Moms

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liz Dwyer; crossposted from Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Yesterday afternoon I found myself watching an episode of Oprah called the Secret Lives of Moms, and, honestly, I think I would’ve been better … Continue reading

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ARP Links

On Reapropriate, a post about the release of Secret Identities, an Asian American Superhero anthology, includes a quote about comics and Asian youth by freelance writer Keith Chow, whose conversation with San Francisco Chronicle writer Jeff Yang inspired the new book: … Continue reading

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Motherhood and Michelle

Over on my blog and on Racialicious, I recently wrote about the difference in how white women and black women view the MSM’s feminizing of First Lady Michelle Obama (i.e. it’s focus on her clothes, appearance and role as a mother.)  … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Readers Rob and Blanche S. and offer this shot of their children Lucien, Amarinda and Solomon, sitting on a roll of hay in a field overlooking the sea … Continue reading

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The many faces of “Orientalism”

crossposted from Mixed Race America (written in 2008) Before I start writing about “Orientalism” and “Orientalizing” it seems like I should give a definition for people who haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about this. Basically, it’s a form … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s the last day for our easy 2-pay plan!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Orders for my new Diversity Career Success training program are flying in, and I’m so excited! Seems like I’ve really nailed what people have been needing a long time — a simple, step-by-step system designed for … Continue reading

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ARP Links

“Adopted,” the film about transracial and international adoption that so intrigued ARP readers, is now available for digital download. For those who found the price of the DVDs prohibitive, here is a way to learn for less. Read more and … Continue reading

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For the well-dressed and righteous baby

More info on Change the World tees by Peek…Aren’t You Curious at Lilsugar. Tweet

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Talk back on the anniversary of The Joy Luck Club

Hyphen blog is announcing a blog carnival to commemorate the 20th anniversary of The Joy Luck Club: Help us honor and argue with The Joy Luck Club on the 20th Anniversary of its publication AND celebrate API Heritage Month in … Continue reading

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Are you ready to stop shouting from the sidelines and create real change?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove WOW, Wednesday was spectacular event, as we had over 500 people registered for my free teleseminar, “The 5 Secrets You Must Know to Implement a Successful Diversity Strategy and Win the Respect of Your Organization!” To … Continue reading

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