- Don’t Matter if You’re Black or White
- “Aunt” or “Ant?” It’s Not a Black and White Issue
- Chinese or Blonde? How About Both?
- Race Discrimination: “Is It My Fault?”
- Black in the Supermarket Checkout Line
- The Toddler Color Association Game
- Boy, Am I Glad I’m White!
- Jordan’s Story
- So….I’m Not White?
- Returning Land to the “Brown People”
- Neil’s Story
- The Color of Breakfast
- The Color of Peanut Butter
- Black and White
- Racial Profiling
- The Sesame Street Connection
- Learning Racial Inferiority
- Kate’s Story
- How Do You Tell A Dark Person from a Light Person?
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Tag Archives: Biracial children
My child came home the evening before last from school to tell me she didn’t have a good day. A child bullied her, and it culminated that day in the child calling my daughter several names, including the N word. … Continue reading
When my now-adult son Adam was six or seven, after watching a TV bio of Michael Jackson, he came up to me and asked, very solemnly, “Was Michael Jackson white before he was black before he was white?” I laughed … Continue reading
My son, who is white, was 4 at the time. He told me that when he grows up he wants to be a football player. I encouraged him, and said, “of course you can be a football player. Excited, he … Continue reading
This happened when my stepson was around 5yrs old (he’s now 18). My stepson’s mother is white and Brazilian, his father is African-American. One day in the car, my stepson randomly asked why all black people are poor. His father … Continue reading