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Race and Remembering Michael Jackson

[Editor's Note: Michael Jackson's life and death prompted much discussion about race. As the circus surrounding Jackson's death draws to a close, we asked Anti-Racist Parent columnists to weigh in on what the pop icon meant to them and what … Continue reading

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OMG…Remember “Free To Be…You And Me?”

I may be dating myself when I say that I used to have the “Free To Be…You and Me” album on heavy rotation in my play room when I was a wee Tami. Thanks to Soul Bounce, I rediscovered this … Continue reading

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Explaining Michael Jackson

[Editor’s note: Not surprisingly, pop icon Michael Jackson has come up more than once in ARP discussions of race, self-esteem and Eurocentric beauty standards. How does one explain to children a young, black man seeming to morph into a white woman? … Continue reading

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It don’t matter if you’re black or white…or does it?

[Editor's note: Not surprisingly, pop icon Michael Jackson has come up more than once in ARP discussions of race, self-esteem and Eurocentric beauty standards. How does one explain to children a young, black man seeming to morph into a white woman? … Continue reading

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