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LIE Links: Reviews edition

Muslimah Media Watch has a two-part review of writer Ali Eteraz’s memoir “Children of the Dust,” about (in the author’s words) “a thoroughly Islamic childhood and about a boy’s attempt not merely to know his identity, but to assert his … Continue reading

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ARP Links: New Resource

Am I the only one who wasn’t familiar with the Web site FamilyEducation.com? I surfed over there yesterday to find this brief primer on “Raising Children Free of Prejudice” by Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D. Children don’t come … Continue reading

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At Harlow’s Monkey, LIE columnist Jae Ran weighs in on the airlifting of Haitian “orphans” to other countries: …we [benevolent and altruistic humanitarians] can’t trust them [poor, under-developed] to know what to do with the money we give them. After … Continue reading

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Contributors needed for Immediate Family: The Adoption Option: My name is Julie Sellers and I just signed a contract for publication for my new adoption book, Immediate Family:  The Adoption Option. In 2002 and 2005, when I adopted my children, … Continue reading

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Facing South blog reports: School segregation in the U.S. continues to rise More than fifty years after the Brown vs. the Board of Education decision, blacks and Latinos in U.S. schools are more segregated than they have been in more … Continue reading

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ARP Links: Princess Tiana edition

Racialicious columnists Nadra and Andrea are working on a review of “The Princess and the Frog,” which we will crosspost here. In the meantime, check out the Racialicious open thread on the movie. It includes several observations on the Disney flick, … Continue reading

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More on So In Style Barbie: Latoya Peterson writes at Jezebel: Mattel and Stacey Irby-McBride debuted the So In Style line of black dolls to record levels of praise – and criticism. “Three dolls can’t represent the whole African-American community,” … Continue reading

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ARP Link: Brit study says children of working moms at risk

A post today on Jezebel analyzes media response to a British study that showed children of working mothers are more likely to watch TV and eat unhealthy snacks. Coverage follows the presumption that women are and should be primarily responsible for … Continue reading

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ARP Link: Embrace of adoptee’s “home” culture can have costs

In “Another country, not my own,” a recent article in The Boston Globe, Mei-Ling Hopgood explains the challenges that can occur when adoptive parents cling too tightly to the culture of a child’s country of origin. The woman, I know, was just … Continue reading

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ARP Link 8.11.09

Black faces more likely to be seen as threatening A research team led by psychologist Jenessa Shapiro of the University of California, Los Angeles conducted a preliminary study and three experiments to determine whether whites are more likely to perceive … Continue reading

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ARP links 8.4.09

Boston-based Teen Voices take back rap music: So this week, the girls at Teen Voices worked with program director Saun Green to analyze the words they hear when they hit “play” on the iPod. The girls put together a list … Continue reading

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Last week on “Women: Body and Soul,” New York’s WBAI radio tackled the issue of fatherlessness and how it can impact women, specifically women of color. Listen. (H/T to Bianca Laureano, ARP’s newest columnist. More on Bianca soon.) Tweet

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Over at Hormone Colored Days, Kim Moldofsky writes about the lack of diversity at mommy blogger events: Last week I sent off an article that will appear in MediaPost’s Engage: Moms column in a few weeks. The title (for now, … Continue reading

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Study shows when black students come in, good teachers leave: The best teachers tend to leave when their schools experience an influx of African-American students, according to a study of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school district published today. C. Kirabo Jackson, … Continue reading

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At Racialicious, “NCLR Report Finds Latino Students are “Missing Out”: The rapid growth of the Latino student population has not been reflected in a corresponding improvement in their educational outcomes. The collection of statistics that follows suggests that Latino students … Continue reading

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Check out Anti-Racist Parent columnist Deesha Philyaw’s books reviews and interviews at Bitch magazine: There are three books about black women and motherhood that rocked my world when I read them: Rise Up Singing: Black Women Writers on Motherhood; I’m … Continue reading

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Mother Talkers has great post about transracial adoption, titled: “When the parents are African American and the child is Caucasian,” based on a recent Newsweek article.  As an adoptive mother of Eastern European Jewish background (i.e. very pale skin) with children … Continue reading

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On Reapropriate, a post about the release of Secret Identities, an Asian American Superhero anthology, includes a quote about comics and Asian youth by freelance writer Keith Chow, whose conversation with San Francisco Chronicle writer Jeff Yang inspired the new book: … Continue reading

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“Adopted,” the film about transracial and international adoption that so intrigued ARP readers, is now available for digital download. For those who found the price of the DVDs prohibitive, here is a way to learn for less. Read more and … Continue reading

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It seems like a no-brainer that where there are racial disparities in health/weight among adults, there will also be differences among children. Science Daily reports: Obesity is twice as common in young American Indian/Native Alaskan children as it is in … Continue reading

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