Author Archives: Carmen Van Kerckhove

Thank you and goodbye from Carmen Van Kerckhove

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Cross-posted on Racialicious, Love Isn’t Enough, Addicted to Race, and CarmenVanKerckhove.com This post probably won’t come as a huge surprise — I know many people have noticed how quiet I’ve been over the last few months. … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 126 – gay rights, Precious, black men on CNN, mommy memoirs

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: What are some strategies for overcoming resistance to gay rights in the African-American … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 125 – oppression olympics, capitalism, Morehouse

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: MLK’s daughter recently declared that her father didn’t take a bullet for same-sex … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 124: Anti-Asian bias, Top Model colorface, large black women, hair hatred

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Since the implementation of affirmative action in the college admissions process, opponents of … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 123: Latino in America, Halloween, Chinese adoptees, racist kid

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Did CNN’s documentary series “Latino in America” break new ground? Or did it … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 122 – racism fatigue, Anita Tedaldi, communism, race in fashion

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: How do we tie anti-racism into policy changes when whites are so weary … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 121: casting actors, Australian blackface, Derrion Albert, privilege and oppression

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Why does Hollywood continue to whitewash movies by casting white actors to play … Continue reading

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The clock is ticking!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Hey I just wanted to remind you that today is the last day you can apply to the newest session of my program The Racialicious Experience. The deadline is 5 pm Eastern today. You can request … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 120: transracial adoption, police brutality, healthy food, black Barbies

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is our weekly talk show podcast about all things race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: In a hypercapitalist culture, are children the ultimate commodity? What’s the connection between … Continue reading

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What if Racialicious wasn’t just a blog, but an actual experience?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Wow! I just checked our stats and it turns out we had close to 300 people registered for my free teleseminar yesterday, “Just Be Yourself! How Race Gets in the Way of Expressing Our Authentic Selves.” … Continue reading

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Are you joining me tomorrow?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove About a year ago, I attended a marketing seminar. The woman who ran the seminar couldn’t have been more different from me. She was a real “girly-girl,” all pink, sparkles, big blonde hair. I was apprehensive … Continue reading

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I'm coming to Boston this week!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove It’s amazing how quickly this summer flew by. Fall is definitely in full swing, as I’m headed out on the road again for speaking engagements. I’ll be in Boston this week for two events that are … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 119: Annie Le, Gospel Tours, Fractions, Street Harassment

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: What role did race play in the media coverage of Annie Le’s murder? Gospel … Continue reading

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Are you being yourself?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove About a year ago, I attended a marketing seminar. The woman who ran the seminar couldn’t have been more different from me. She was a real “girly-girl,” all pink, sparkles, big blonde hair. I was apprehensive … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 118: Vogue Evolution, Kanye, Tyler Perry, Annoying Parents

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: What impact did Vogue Evolution — an openly gay dance crew featuring a trans … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 117: Healthcare, Van Jones, Swinging, Tyra's Real Hair

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Did Obama’s speech on healthcare make a difference? Did racism play a role in … Continue reading

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I'm writing a book and need your help!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I have a confession. For the past few months I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around starting a book proposal. But I’m having a really hard time figuring out what kind of book I want … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 116 – black kids white community, bluest eye, international adoption and culture

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: How do we raise black children in an all-white community and still maintain a … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Tami’s traveling for business today, so I’m filling in for her. Will try to keep the moderation queue as clear as possible! Here’s 3-year-old Liam and his Daddy on his first day of Preschool. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 115: healthcare protests, racial covering, spanking kids

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode: Is there a racial component to the angry protests over healthcare reform? Is racial … Continue reading

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