Monthly Archives: June 2012

Open Thread

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

It’s Thursday, time for another gratuitous cute kid pic. Here’s LIE reader Heather’s sweet Natalia, 20 months, trying on sunglasses. What a cutie! Got cute kids? Send us their photos so that we can show them off! Tweet

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LIE Links

Girls for Gender Equity Helps Girls Take Aim at Sexual Harassment [Clutch Magazine, by our very own Tami Winfrey Harris!] Catcalls were such a common experience to Kayla, a youth organizer with Girls for Gender Equity (GGE), a Brooklyn-based, grassroots … Continue reading

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Open thread

Anything you’d like to talk about? It’s been awfully quiet around here lately! I thought this was a really interesting piece on the mixed messages kids get about bullying. Caught it last night on the drive home. Feel free to … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

It’s Thursday–time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Here’s LIE reader Kureen’s darling baby. Got cute kids? Send us a photo so we can show them off! Tweet

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Just for fun

Michelle Obama jumps double-dutch, something I always wanted to do as a kid but never mastered. Enjoy. Tweet

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LIE Links

We’ve been getting all kinds of pingbacks since this Huffington Post piece came out–it references an old LIE article on racial preference in adoption: Why are so many celebrities adopting black babies? [Huffington Post] In the last month, both Charlize … Continue reading

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Longer Link: The Scars of Stop-And-Frisk

[The New York Times] [Extraordinarily moving video of Tyquah Brehon here.] The practice of stop-and-frisk has become increasingly controversial, but what is often absent from the debate are the voices of young people affected by such aggressive policing on a … Continue reading

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Open Thread

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

Here’s LIE reader Ashley’s darling three, Kori (12), Bennett (10), and Rian (4). What cuties! Got cute kids? Send a picture to us so we can show them off for you! Tweet

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Add White Kids And Stir Is Not Good Education Policy

Written by LIE Guest Contributor Tressie McMillan; Originally posted at tressiemc I commend the Times for at least acknowledging the anniversary of Brown v. Board this week, but I take some issue with the conclusions opinion writer David L. Kirp … Continue reading

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