Monthly Archives: October 2009

Open thread

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Doesn’t this pair have style? Hawiza S. shared these shots of Malaya, 7, and Rihanna, 3. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@antiracistparent.com. Tweet

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Hair hatred needn’t be a black girl’s right of passage

written by Love Isn’t Enough editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at What Tami Said I once wrote about my natural hair: My hair is nappy. It is coarse and thick. It grows in pencil-sized spirals and tiny crinkles. My … Continue reading

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Wired blogger says “Ni Hao, Kai-lan” is in

If you have kids, I imagine it’s impossible not to know who Dora the Explorer is, even if you haven’t seen the show yourself, because she seems to be absolutely everywhere. Kai-lan is a newer entry in the genre, introduced … Continue reading

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Disney Princesses, Deconstructed

crossposted from Sociological Images For more posts on Disney princesses, look here, here, here, here, and here.  Two other great posts include this rejection letter (”we don’t hire women”) and this post on the original inclusion of black slaves in … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 123: Latino in America, Halloween, Chinese adoptees, racist kid

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Did CNN’s documentary series “Latino in America” break new ground? Or did it … Continue reading

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Adopted Chinese daughters seek their roots

by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey This article comes via Financial Times (which in itself is interesting to me – a story about adoptees returning to their country of birth in a publication … Continue reading

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Open thread

What’s on your mind this week? Tweet

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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 proud mom, Maria F. Little Tatiana-Maria is one-year-old. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@antiracistparent.com. Tweet

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Dear Love Isn’t Enough: My partner’s child makes racist comments

Dear Love Isn’t Enough, I am a young, black woman in a relationship with a white man who’s had a child with a Chinese woman. His five-year-old son is so cute on pictures, but not in person. Aside from his turbulent ways, which I … Continue reading

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Does it take a village? Multiple perspectives on a Chicago encounter

[Editor's note: Last week, I was asked by Stephen Caliendo, co-founder of The Project on Race in Political Communication and the blog This Week in Race, to participate in a roundtable analysis of an incident in which he was involved. Did race … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 122 – racism fatigue, Anita Tedaldi, communism, race in fashion

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: How do we tie anti-racism into policy changes when whites are so weary … Continue reading

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Anita Tedaldi, Guilt and White Privilege

written by Racialicious deputy editor Thea Lim; originally published at Racialicious [Editor’s note: Though we briefly discussed Anita Tedaldi in this space last week, I wanted to share Thea’s post about the issue. We discussed the Racialicious post on this … Continue reading

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Change is afoot: Love Isn't Enough debuts Monday

Monday, the Anti-Racist Parent blog will become Love Isn’t Enough and we’ll get a sparkly new logo to boot. Why the name change? Well, for a while, Carmen and I have worried that “Anti-Racist Parent” does not fully explain what … Continue reading

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Open thread

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

  It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Awww! This one, of two-year-old Ashi, comes from proud mama Erin C. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@antiracistparent.com. Tweet

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Declaration of independence

written by Anti-Racist Parent contributor Alissa McElreath, also published at the Family Education Network When I teach the first semester of Freshman Composition, I usually assign a particular reading to my students–one dealing with the question of public space, what … Continue reading

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Bonus ARP link

Latoya Peterson steps into the transracial parenting and hair debate in the Jezebel post: “Thanks for your concern, but Zahara’s hair will be fine.” In it, she critiques a recent Newsweek article by Allison Samuels. “Zahara Jolie-Pitt and the Politics of … Continue reading

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ARP links and open thread

We are frightfully late in tackling the story of Anita Tedaldi, whose family gave up their transnationally adopted son after 18 months because they failed to “bond” with him: Still, I struggled. One day (I’m still not exactly sure what was … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 121: casting actors, Australian blackface, Derrion Albert, privilege and oppression

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Why does Hollywood continue to whitewash movies by casting white actors to play … Continue reading

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