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Ask LIE: How do we address microaggressions at our children’s schools?

Dear Love Isn’t Enough. As the new school year approaches my husband and I are again finding that we need to address race issues within the school system. My stepkids are teenagers in high school and more of these issues … Continue reading

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Ask LIE: How do I teach my child that race is a social construct?

I am an African American mother of a precocious and wonderful 3-year-old girl. Recent events in her after school childcare setting have caused me to begin to really think about what kind of cultural appreciation/awareness I should be explicitly giving … Continue reading

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Ask LIE: How do I give my daughter a sense of her Indian culture?

Dear Love Isn’t Enough, I just discovered your blog “Love Isn’t Enough” It struck a big chord with me as a Cuban-American woman (who only recently in life came to assume my Cuban-ness) living in Paris, France, with a half-Indian … Continue reading

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Ask LIE: Where is the line between appreciation and appropriation?

Dear Love Isn’t Enough, My husband and I are white. We have a bio son and daughter and a son who was born in Ethiopia. Since I was a girl, I have been drawn to learning about Africa. I watched … Continue reading

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LIE reader needs your help

I would love some advice on how to address my daughter’s preschool’s plans for an MLK Jr. Day celebration. This is a new preschool for us, so I don’t have a connection with any of the staff yet. My daughter’s … Continue reading

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