Monthly Archives: September 2010

Gratuitous Cute Kid Picture

These cuties are Marcus and Gabriel.  They are at Navy Pier in Chicago in this picture. Tweet

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Welcome home, Sistah

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor teendoc; originally published at Welcome to the Dollhouse Something about South Africa makes me believe in the improbability of blood memory, the concept that our historical roots and connections reside in some spectral remnant … Continue reading

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New Study: “Colorblindness” Reduces Kids’ Ability to See, Challenge Racism [Tim Wise] There is an incredible new study out, which confirms the inherent weakness and actual dangers of colorblindness as a way to challenge racism. According to the researchers from … Continue reading

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The Chinese Food Email (Part III)

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Tonggu Momma; originally published at Our Little Tongginator [Note: This is the third part of a three-part series. See Part I & Part II.] I’ll just come right out and say it, y’all… … Continue reading

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The floor belongs to you, readers! Discuss! Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

This is Spencer, who turned two in July.  As you can see, he’s doing what he does best… sliding! Tweet

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The Chinese Food Email (Part II)

written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Tonggu Momma; originally published at Our Little Tongginator [Note: This is the second part of a three-part series. See Part I.] I know many of y’all are waiting to hear how Ms. Confetti … Continue reading

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Before There Was Slavery  [She Has My Eyes] The title of this post is not addressing the time before humanity ever began enslaving one another (if there even is such a time), nor is it referring to the time before the … Continue reading

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The Chinese Food Email (Part I)

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Tonggu Momma; originally published at Our Little Tongginator. Tonggu Momma blogs about parenting her daughter, nicknamed “the Tongginator.” She calls her ”a six-year-old firebrand who stole our hearts AND earned her Tongginator nickname five … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic!

These are reader Tracy’s cute kids: (left to right) Colin (age 2, adopted domestically), Zoe (age 3, adopted from Vietnam), and Noah (age 4, biological).  She blogs about her cuties at www.myminivanrocks.com. Tweet

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Are Brad and Angelina really “co-parenting”? Are we?

These two are obviously made of wax, but are their real-life counterparts really co-parenting? written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Deesha Philyaw; originally published at The Faster Times Recently on Twitter, friend of CoParenting101.org Mydria asked us: Can an unmarried … Continue reading

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The Gray And The Brown: The Generational Mismatch: A contrast in priorities is arising between nonwhite young voters and white, older voters. [National Journal] In an age of diminished resources, the United States may be heading for an intensifying confrontation … Continue reading

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First Day of School Blues

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Salina; originally published at CocoaMamas    Feeling like the 1950’s up in this house. My son attends a predominantly White and Asian school here in our city. No Black teachers or administrators. He’s often one of … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

Better late than never!! Here’s a cute kid picture to brighten your evening! Three friends, Ethan, Sam, and Joey, enjoy a minor league baseball game. Tweet

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School ends discriminatory student election policy–What took so long?

written by co-editor Tami Winfrey Harris Rarely does a racial firestorm put itself out cleanly and to everyone’s satisfaction within days. But that’s what happened in the case of Nettleton Middle School in Mississippi, which has corrected its baffling policy … Continue reading

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What do we teach our daughters about marriage?

written by Love Isn’t Enough co-editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at Change.org Race in America [Editor’s note: I recently wrote this post for Change.org’s Race in America site. While the focus is on adults–black women specifically–I think there is … Continue reading

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What IS the right way to ask….  [Kimchi Mamas] You know what question I’m talking about! Some of the wrong ways to ask are: 1. Where are you from? 2. Where are your parents from? 3. Where were you born? … Continue reading

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