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Jimmy Kimmel is pranking kids again and not everything is funny

By Guest Contributor Renee; originally published at Womanist Musings Jimmy Kimmel seems to just love getting parents to pull fast ones on their kids for laughs.  As a parent, there is a big part of me that gets why moms … Continue reading

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Sunny Days…and Some Stupid and Sarcastic Ones Too

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Deesha Philyaw Like a lot of Gen-Xers, I lived and breathed Sesame Street back in the day. By first grade, I’d been identified by my school as “a smart kid,” and adult friends of the family … Continue reading

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Addressing the root of it all

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Liz Dwyer Thirty years have passed since the name “Kunta Kinte” was etched into my memory. The miniseries Roots was my first real education about the chattel slavery that held this nation in its grip for … Continue reading

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Question: How can you coach kids to be critical of what they see on TV?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I recently came across a trailer of the excellent documentary Mickey Mouse Monopoly (hat tip to Yolanda and Kai): Mickey Mouse Monopoly takes a close and critical look at the world these films create and the … Continue reading

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