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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Erica Jong writes: “This is our beautiful and hilarious 3 year old son, Silas. Super heroes rule his world and he can still wiggle his way … Continue reading

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I love nappy hair and little girls should too

by guest contributor Tami Winfrey Harris “Maybe Aunt Tami can be the clown at my birthday party.” So my five-year-old niece told my sister. It’s not that I can juggle or do magic. I don’t own a pair of big, … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Brooke Janssen writes: “My daughter Miriam is anxiously awaiting the adoption of her new brother or sister. I’m thankful for the varying viewpoints represented on antiracist … Continue reading

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Nativity stories without blonde hair and blue eyes

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Cloudscome When I was a child we always put out the Creche a few weeks before Christmas. Part of the anticipation of the coming day was looking forward to nestling the tiny little baby Jesus in … Continue reading

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Holiday lull

by Carmen Van Kerckhove I’m taking a couple weeks off to visit my family in Hong Kong (for the first time in at least five years!) so postings will slow down quite a bit. For the next two weeks, we’ll … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent KC writes: “Here’s a picture of my daughter at the Indiana State Fair. It’s not often that a suburban kid from Phoenix gets to collect eggs, … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to take action, even after 40 years

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey People all over the world are talking about the return of an adopted Korean child by a Dutch diplomat and his wife. I’ve written about disruptions and dissolutions … Continue reading

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Religion and culture in an interfaith, transracial family

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman We are a transracial family. My husband, my son and myself are white. Our daughter is African-American and joined our family through an open, domestic adoption three years ago. Both my kids are being … Continue reading

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Funny…I Don’t Feel Like an Adoptive Mother

by columnist Deesha Philyaw The question Jan, a local poet, asked me should not have caught me off guard, but it did. She wanted to know if I would be reading later that evening at an open mic she was … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Shelley writes: “Several years ago my parents traveled to South Africa, the first people in my (white) family ever to do so. They brought back with … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Deesha

by columnist Deesha Philyaw I like to talk about race. I joke that, as a black woman, particularly as a daughter of the American South, I was born to do it. I was born and raised in Florida by my … Continue reading

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Voting is a Family Affair

Note from Carmen: Brian originally submitted this post to me right around Election Day. I didn’t get a chance to post it until this week, but I still think it’s very relevant, especially with the continued intensive news coverage around … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Maria writes: “This is Noelle Jolie, born on May 14th, 2007 at 8:34 am, 7 pounds, 5 ounces and 20 inches long.” If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Columnist intro: Brian

Let me live in my house by the side of the road Where the race of men go by- They are good, they are bad, they are weak, they are strong, Wise, foolish- so am I. Then why should I … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: My husband regrets marrying a non-Polish woman. What should I do?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, My husband was raised by his Polish parents they basically brainwashed him with ideas that he had to marry a Polish girl. His parents are very traditional. I met my husband 7 years ago and we married … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Holidays

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky Our family holidays and traditions focus on family. (We will be with more than 50 members of one side of my husband’s extended family for Thanksgiving next week.) Our family’s holiday celebrations also revolve … Continue reading

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Associated Press reporter working on race and parenting story

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Hi ARPs! An Associated Press writer named Melissa Dutton is working on a story about what parents should do when people say racist things in front of their children. If any of you would like to … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: How can I stop my child’s father from teaching him the n-word?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I have a 17-month old son with my ex-boyfriend, who is now my best friend. We all live together. My ex is Hispanic and I am white. My son looks like me but has a darker complexion … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Devona Brazier writes: “Here’s Elise, saying hello and hugging her pony. She looks exactly like her father in this picture.” If you’d like to submit a … Continue reading

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Leave

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom I’m so very tired of people who think the right response to anyone they disagree with is leave. Someone said that to me in an online discussion this week, … Continue reading

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