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Nigerian Assembly

By Guest Contributor Mona Zutshi Opubor Yesterday morning—three months after our move from New Jersey—I attended an assembly at the children’s school in Nigeria. At 7:25 a.m., parents shuffled into the open-walled gymnasium to claim a folding chair. As the … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: What’s the best neighborhood for a transracial family?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, My American family is transracial: my husband and I are white, and our kids, who were adopted from Ethiopia, are black. We are now living in Egypt, but we always think about where we’d like to live … Continue reading

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Who Belongs?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky My son was writing in his workbook the other day. We’re homeschooling in the eclectic-semi-unschooling-style; the workbooks have been around for over a year–my kids think they’re fun. The books are actually a great … Continue reading

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11 tips for white parents with adopted children of color

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I just spotted this excellent list of tips for white parents with adopted children of color over on Harlow’s Monkey. It’s written by Sun Yung Shin in the Summer 2007 issue of MN ASAP Family Voices … Continue reading

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In eight days

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey . . . I will be on a plane to South Korea. I am embarking on my third trip to Korea since 2000 (also the third trip to … Continue reading

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Should adoptive parents change their children’s names?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman I was stuck on what to write this week but Carmen shared a list of some of the keywords people use to find their way here and there was one that stuck out to … Continue reading

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Cashing in on a mixed kid’s fair skin

This post was originally published at Racialicious on June 16, 2006. by Carmen Van Kerckhove (Thanks to Kaushal for this tip!) Really interesting essay in the latest issue of Newsweek, written by a Filipina woman now living in the U.S. … Continue reading

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