Monthly Archives: April 2010

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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 Gerri H. Got cute kids? Send their photos to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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Neil Gaiman and “a few dead Indians”

Debbie Reese of American Indians in Children’s Literature recently called attention to a 2008 interview with Neil Gaiman where the Coraline author explained why his The Graveyard Book was set in an English not American cemetery: “The great thing about … Continue reading

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Where’s the diversity in children’s coloring books?

written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness One of the most inspiring stops during my whirlwind trip to New York City was the Studio Museum in Harlem. Located … 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 Heather P. Got cute kids? Send their pics to team@loveisntenough.com. Tweet

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An open memo to Shaq re: using your 6-year-old to deliver death threats

written by Love Isn’t enough columnist Deesha Philyaw; originally published at The Faster Times MEMO To: Shaquille O’Neal From: Deesha Philyaw Re: Using Your 6-Year-Old Son as a Messenger to Deliver Death Threats to Your Estranged Wife’s New Boyfriend If … Continue reading

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Wanted: For being a criminal? For being cute?

[Editor's note: Sorry for slow posting and moderation. I am sooooo sick. Sniffle...sniffle...] written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Julia; originally published at Nobody Asked You Last week, my son’s daycare celebrated the Week of the Young Child with an … Continue reading

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Open thread

Tell us what’s on your mind. ********* Here is what one reader is thinking about: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1265949/Mixed-race-people-attractive-finds-British-study.html She said, of reaction to a British survey that found mixed-race people “more attractive”: There are lot of mixed-race people in my Facebook circle … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

This week’s photo comes from reader Kathy C. She writes: “This is my beautiful Haitian daughter Myrlanda.  She is a miracle girl- born weighing one and a half lbs and thrown in a fire, having third degree burns, she was … Continue reading

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The “crime” of living while black

Written by Love Isn’t enough contributor Julia; originally posted at Nobody Asked You There is an important conversation going on right now at Stuff White People Do (SWPD). The post addresses the “a common white tendency to attach negative value … Continue reading

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LIE Links

From the blog Intercultural Talk: Your 7 year old child who is white hesitates to shake someone’s hand who is African-American. Your first grader tells another student she’s “a lesbian with her sister.” You were there. You weren’t there. You … Continue reading

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Ask LIE: How do I give my daughter a sense of her Indian culture?

Dear Love Isn’t Enough, I just discovered your blog “Love Isn’t Enough” It struck a big chord with me as a Cuban-American woman (who only recently in life came to assume my Cuban-ness) living in Paris, France, with a half-Indian … 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. Reader Sadie K. says, “These moments don’t last for long around our house so I was thrilled that my husband was able to capture it on film (or … Continue reading

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Open thread: What box did the President check?

Census time inevitably gets people talking about race. (Those blasted check boxes.) This week’s furor surrounds how President Barack Obama chose to define himself. From The New York Times: It is official: Barack Obama is the nation’s first black president. … Continue reading

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A five-year-old reviews Erykah Badu’s “Window Seat” video

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Super Hussy; originally posted at SuperHussy After viewing the web release of Erykah Badu’s video for the song “Window Seat”, I wanted to sit down and write something an write something amazingly poignant, … Continue reading

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Open thread

Talk! (Sorry for no open thread and pic yesterday. I am totally embarrassed that I somehow thought it was Friday, like, ALL DAY. How disappointed was I to find that I have to go to work again today?) Tweet

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