Tag Archives: discrimination

Is Privilege Offensive?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan I experience privilege. I am college educated. I have a steady, salaried job. I am heterosexual. I have a house and a mortgage. Two cars. Two kids. One dog. I am able bodied. My … Continue reading

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When saying nothing is the best you can do

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tami Winfrey Harris When my husband and I began making plans for my 13-year-old stepson to move from Chicago to live with us in our new home in central Indiana, I was ambivalent. I promise I … Continue reading

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Does it do more harm than good to prepare kids for discrimination?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tiffany Pridgen Lately I’ve been thinking about what it means to “raise black children,” specifically when the children in question are multiracial. Apparently because they are part black they have to be treated with special consideration … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Maegan

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Maegan “la Mala” Ortiz My parents, who came to New York City from Puerto Rico as teenagers, were not anti-racists. How else to explain how I, their first born, was named after the priest seducing white … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: How tolerant is the south of multiracial families?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I appreciate the content on your blog. I have read some very interesting and touching things here. My sister is considering moving to the south. She is a single mother of two mixed-race boys – 1/2 African … Continue reading

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Why I Do What I Do

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Liz Dwyer, originally posted at Los Angelista’s Guide To The Pursuit Of Happiness I have worked with almost 100 schools across Los Angeles and Compton over the past 8 years and I definitely have seen that … Continue reading

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Mom’s night out

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey My family lives in a neighborhood in the city that is very diverse; many of our neighbors are Hispanic Latino, Somali and African American. Our kids go to … Continue reading

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The Racism Radar

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Vera L My older son got into trouble again at school the other day. I learned about it from his younger brother, who gleefully greeted me after school with the news. “Mommy, Oliver, got benched today.” … Continue reading

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Preparing our children for racism in the workplace

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Mike Lee My wife and I — we are both in the medical field — never really thought about the “glass ceiling” concept because we often see people of varied ethnicities in high positions in our … Continue reading

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I wish my parents knew…

by Jen Chau I’m sure that as adults, we can all say that there are things we wish our parents knew about us as we were growing up. Perhaps things that would have made things easier? Or things that would have created more … Continue reading

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