Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

LIE reader Patti says, “You’ve seen this guy before but the cuteness doesn’t stop. Mesfin, age 5, my Buddhist robot-nerd.” I love the whole get-up! (Patti, I give you extra points for innovative use of suspenders!) Got cute kids? Send … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

It’s Thursday, time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Here’s LIE reader Heather’s 5-year-old son Aiden. What a cutie! And you gotta love the crown! Got cute kids? Send us their photos so we can show them off! Tweet

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LIE Links

Don’t White People Kill Each Other Too? [The Root] In fact, all races share similar ratios. Yet there’s no outrage or racialized debate about “white on white” violence. Instead, the myth and associated fear of “black on black” crime is … Continue reading

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And We’re Back–Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

LIE reader Katie notes of her darling daughter: “Nora just turned 5 and loves hammin’ it up for the camera.” Those glasses are too much! Got cute kids? We know you do! Send pics to team@loveisntenough.com so we can show … Continue reading

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LIE Links–Trayvon Martin Commentary

Dear Trayvon [by DL Hughley] [Huffington Post] I cannot help but wonder how people would have remembered me had my life been cut short at 17. I feel a profound sense of loss when I think of you ,Trayvon. Not … Continue reading

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LIE Links–Trayvon Martin News Special Edition Part 3

Police Car Shot Up in Trayvon Martin’s Neighborhood [ABC News, via Southern Poverty Law Center] A backlash has been growing, though, with distinct racist undertones. In Detroit, far from the Florida town where Martin was shot and killed, drivers were … Continue reading

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Ask LIE

Dear LIE, I’ve been collecting kids books with a wide variety of multicultural and anti-racist messages for years (both for my own son and for a class I teach to undergraduates that struggles with the question of how we should … Continue reading

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Cute Kid Pic–Or Not?

So, it used to be that we were deluged with images. We easily had a 6 month stockpile of cute kids to post on the site. But lately, the well’s gone dry. Even ridiculous photos of me dressed as batman … Continue reading

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Gendering food: Kids deserve more than these sexist stereotypes

Written by LIE contributor Margot Magowan; originally published at Reel Girl When I started Reel Girl my plan was to blog about the sexist stereotypes marketed to kids through movies, TV, and toys. I never considered blogging about sexism in food. … Continue reading

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LIE Links: Trayvon Martin Special Edition, Part 3

Democracy Now! has released a series of interviews reflecting on the Trayvon Martin case: -Natalie Jackson, an attorney for Trayvon Martin’s family, discusses the witness testimonies and the statements of George Zimmerman’s family. “Clearly, they are trying to protect their … Continue reading

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