Author Archives: Paula

Not Exactly Diverse

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul A little over a week ago, I received a phone call from a woman who happens to work with my mom. This woman, K., is only a few … Continue reading

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Race is Not a Four Letter Word

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul Let’s say you and your young child decide to go on a picnic at a park that happens to be within walking distance from where you live. You … Continue reading

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Why Oh Why Are These T-Shirts Still Available?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul On numerous occasions in the past, I’ve been fairly unsuccessful in trying to convey how many times I’ve felt that the messages and attitudes perpetuated by our society … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Shame in Saying That I’m Asian

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula Perhaps it’s just me – but as a parent of a biracial daughter and an Asian son – it’s far from my dream as their mother to have either of them enter into their adulthood … Continue reading

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The Wrong Kind of Asian

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula Apparently I was the first Asian Rick had ever seen in real life – up close and personal. “Wow. You are so healthy looking. I mean, I think it’s great. I just didn’t think. . … Continue reading

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A Slur By Any Other Name

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula, originally published at Heart, Mind and Seoul When I was in the 2nd grade, my teacher would occasionally ask for a student to volunteer and help close the end of the school day with a … Continue reading

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Columnist intro: Paula

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula It is an honor to participate in the dialogue here at Anti-Racist Parent as a columnist. As a Korean adoptee of white parents who is married to a white man with two children – including … Continue reading

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