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America the Beautiful

Who benefits when young girls and women feel ugly? Tweet

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Not a pretty girl

written by Love Isn’t Enough co-editor Tami; originally published at What Tami Said Damn. @kellyhogaboom sends me the best links. When I wrote about some random woman at my high school graduation shaming me for the size of my thighs, … Continue reading

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I'm saving my cheers for new, "authentic" black Barbie

written by Anti-Racist Parent editor Tami Winfrey-Harris; originally published on What Tami Said EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – (Business Wire) Mattel® announced today the launch of So In Style™, a new line of black dolls by Barbie® featuring more authentic-looking facial … Continue reading

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Something other than “other”

  Andrea Chia and Jerry Henry want their son, Quinn, to have the freedom to be something other than “other.” Do you have a similar story to share? (Hat tip to Adios Barbie and new ARP columnist Pia Guerrero) Tweet

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Hair…again

Written by Anti-Racist Parent editor Tami Winfrey Harris Tuesday’s episode of “The Tyra Banks Show” dealt with the issue of black women and girls and their hair. Watch a clip from the program here.   Those of you who follow … Continue reading

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Not My Hair

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan Daughter #1 is at it again.. the hair. All the smart anti-racist parents called it a few months ago when I posted about the issues my 4- year old daughter is having with her … Continue reading

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