Monthly Archives: May 2011

Good Whites/Bad Whites: A False Dichotomy Prevents the Anti-Racism Progress of White People

By Love Isn’t Enough columnist Josie Amoury I am a white, female physician, mother of two white boys. Over the last year, I have been working with a black, male anti-racist scholar and educator I met through my children’s school. … Continue reading

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Open Thread

We’ve been having some interesting discussions on open thread…keep it up! Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Picture(s)

These two cuties Rosa (left, 3 years old) and Elsie (right, 7 months here) live in London and their Mommy says they are the two cutest kids she has ever seen!  Tweet

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Shocker (NOT): My son got called an “African bitch” at school

Originally published at Los Angelista Is Los Angeles the most racist city on the planet? If you want to know the answer to that, just ask my sons. They’ve had enough racist experiences that I’m sure they can give you … Continue reading

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Petition Link

Color of Change: Tell Psychology Today to apologize “Psychology Today recently published an article claiming it to be scientific fact that Black women are less beautiful than women of other races.  The article was flawed from top to bottom — it … Continue reading

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Phylicia Barnes and the Black Girl’s Burden

By Love Isn’t Enough Guest Contributor slb; Originally published at Postbourgie I was home for the holidays when Phylicia Barnes went missing. My immediate family—all women, now four generations deep, with the birth of my daughter—huddled around the small kitchen TV, … Continue reading

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Open Thread

This is the time to ask questions and to share your thoughts with each other–have at it! Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

Its Thursday, so its time for another cute kid picture!  This is TK, age 1.  His proud mommy, Melanie, thinks he’s just the cutest and we agree! Tweet

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If this ain’t class warfare…

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest columnist LaToya; Originally published at CocoaMamas “If this is not class warfare, I don’t know what is.” – The Seeker “Here we go again.” – The Thinker These are the words of friends of … Continue reading

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Announcement: Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions for Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature Special Issue Guest Editor, Wei Ming Dariotis War babies, love children, tragic half-breeds, cosmopolitan saviors—how are mixed heritage Asian Americans imagined in Asian American literature, drama, and film? … Continue reading

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Not a pretty girl

written by Love Isn’t Enough co-editor Tami; originally published at What Tami Said Damn. @kellyhogaboom sends me the best links. When I wrote about some random woman at my high school graduation shaming me for the size of my thighs, … Continue reading

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Open Thread

What are your thoughts this week? Talk about it! Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Picture

This is reader Leandra’s 5-month old daughter Yemayah, a beautiful product of Brasillian-Italian-Antiguan-Jamaican roots! Tweet

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A Spiritual Dilemma…

My daughter is five months old and it is getting to be about that time…time to make a decision about whether we should “christen” or baptize her.  My husband and I have avoided making a concrete decision, mostly because neither … Continue reading

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Stop Being “Shocked” by “Isms”

By Love Isn’t Enough Co-Editor Tami; Originally published at What Tami Said. I’ve been following online coverage of the idiot UCLA student (Reportedly one Amanda Wallace) who posted a racist video to You Tube lamenting the existence of Asian students … Continue reading

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Open Thread

Well, readers, there has been a lot of big news this week.  Feel free to discuss whatever is on your mind. Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Picture

Here’s a cute kid picture to brighten up your week: Reader Jen sent us a picture of her adorable children Mason (8), Zoe (5), Hayden (3), and Quinn (2).  Thanks, Jen! Tweet

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Peep This: In Case You Thought We Were Post-Racial

By Love Isn’t Enough Guest Contributor LaToya; Originally published at CocoaMamas There really isn’t much to say, as the video speaks for itself. Colorism in the black community is as much a symptom of racism as is white privilege; both … Continue reading

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Raising children to be submissive members of the lower caste

written by Tami; originally published at What Tami Said The arbitrary nature of grown people’s wrath gave colored children practice for life in the caste system, which is why parents, forced to train their children in the ways of subservience, … Continue reading

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