- 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
- Returning Land to the “Brown People”
- So….I’m Not White?
- Neil’s Story
- The Color of Breakfast
- The Color of Peanut Butter
- Black and White
- Racial Profiling
- The Sesame Street Connection
- Kate’s Story
- Learning Racial Inferiority
- How Do You Tell A Dark Person from a Light Person?
TagsAmerican asian avoiding race biracial Biracial children Black brown brown people brown skin Charlton McIlwain chinese color colorblind cross-racial adoption discrimination diversity hair immigration Jewish Kids on Color KKK learning mixed-race mixed-race couples poverty prejudice race race and school race confusion racial confusion racial identity racial slurs racial stereotypes racism skin color slavery Spanish stereotypes talking about race teaching white white dad white girl white mom white woman
Tag Archives: diversity
I grew up in a very small town. All the members of the town were White and Catholic. If they weren’t Catholic, they lived in the next town over, but they were still White. As a child I probably would … Continue reading
My daughter just turned one. She is biracial. When we have playdates and meet other children her age, the other kids look at me with what my husband and I call the “Wow you are different” look. In our case … Continue reading
I have a daughter who is about to turn five. She is white. She has playmates of all different races/colors. The other day I was watching American Idol and she saw one of the contestants, Michael Lynche, singing. Michael … Continue reading
My 9 year old son also has an African American father and a white mother. We live in a predominately white town in Massachusetts. Our elementary school principal contacted my husband about our son joining the school’s Affinity Program. When … Continue reading
We lived in Brooklyn until my son was 6, and then moved to an almost all-white suburb. Luckily, he attends a very diverse school and is surrounded by different skin colors. He recently (at 7 1/2) told me he didn’t … Continue reading