Monthly Archives: December 2009

Open thread

What are you thinking about on the eve of the new year? Tweet

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

  It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. This ones comes from reader Nathan G. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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How to be an anti-racist ally

[Last week we explored allied relationships on Love Isn't Enough. As promised, here is the final post in the series. Here, Julia tackles what it means for a white person to be anti-racist--an ally to people of color. As with the previous posts … Continue reading

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ARP Links

Facing South blog reports: School segregation in the U.S. continues to rise More than fifty years after the Brown vs. the Board of Education decision, blacks and Latinos in U.S. schools are more segregated than they have been in more … Continue reading

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Yes, sweetie, baby sister is black like us

written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Deesha Philyaw; originally published at Literary Mama “He’s not one of the cool boys. The brown boys are cool, but he’s not.” Then-almost-four-year-old Taylor pointed at a magazine photo of Israeli-born hip-hop music exec … Continue reading

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Open thread

Talk! Tweet

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

  It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Lisa S. offers this shot of “Ella and Mommy.” Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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The princess and the frog review

by Racialicious guest contributor Superhussy, originally published at Superhussy Media and Racialicious [Editor’s note: Today, Racialicious has posted several intriguing posts about “The Princess and the Frog.” We have crossposted this review from a child’s point of view. Read the other … Continue reading

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When allies fail–Part two

written by Love Isn’t Enough editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at What Tami Said [As we were working on a new moderation policy, several readers suggested that we crosspost the essays on allies that first appeared on What Tami Said … Continue reading

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ARP Links: Princess Tiana edition

Racialicious columnists Nadra and Andrea are working on a review of “The Princess and the Frog,” which we will crosspost here. In the meantime, check out the Racialicious open thread on the movie. It includes several observations on the Disney flick, … Continue reading

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When allies fail – Part one

written by Love Isn’t Enough editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at What Tami Said [As we were working on a new moderation policy, several readers suggested that we crosspost the essays on allies that first appeared on What Tami Said … Continue reading

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Open thread (and a word about our name)

What are you thinking about today? If  you happen to be thinking about our new blog name–Love Isn’t Enough–I want to let you know that Carmen and I hear you. We know that some folks are concerned that parents seeking … 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 reader Sharon P. She says her little her little Savanna “is often very goofy and funny.” Got cute kids? Send their photos to team@loveisntenough.com. … Continue reading

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Interview with Jag Lall, author of “Death’s Door: Ignorance Likes Company”

Jaq Lall is a British artist, who has published a graphic book for young adults addressing intolerance against Muslims and brown people in the wake of Sept. 11 and the London Bombings in 2005. Lall was kind enough to answer … Continue reading

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Are there no prisons? The value of little black girls or A (modern) Christmas Carol

written by Love Isn’t Enough editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at What Tami Said Are there no workhouses? Are there no prisons? – Ebeneezer Scrooge, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”   WISN-TV in Milwaukee reports: A Milwaukee teacher is … Continue reading

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Conform! Conform!

written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Pia Guerrero; originally published at Adios Barbie In April of this year, Texas Republican state representative, Betty Brown, said that voters of Chinese descent should change their names so that they are easier to … Continue reading

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Open thread

What are you thinking about? Here is something that is on my mind, sparked by Renee’s black Santa post. It’s not just difficult to find multiracial representation of Santa, but also other holiday iconography. For instance, a few weeks ago, … 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 Maria F. It’s of lovely Tatiana-Marie, who is one year old. Awwww! Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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Why not a black Santa?

Today is the Santa Claus parade in my community. And like many local parents, I will be braving the cold so that my kids will have a chance to watch all of the floats and catch a glimpse of Santa.  … Continue reading

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ARP Links

More on So In Style Barbie: Latoya Peterson writes at Jezebel: Mattel and Stacey Irby-McBride debuted the So In Style line of black dolls to record levels of praise – and criticism. “Three dolls can’t represent the whole African-American community,” … Continue reading

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