Tag Archives: Jewish

Carlo’s Story

When I first arrived in the United States, my obstacles to making friends were primarily cultural. Coming from a truly multicultural society, it was hard adapting to a culture where people divided themselves according to historical ethnic backgrounds. Having had … Continue reading

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Chinese, American, Black, Jewish

My son was about 2 when the class studied Black History Month at his preschool, which is large majority white and Asian, with many Black teachers.  My son is biracial Jewish and Chinese American.  We’ve brought him to Chinese class, … Continue reading

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Challenging Childhood Racial Exclusion

I grew up in central Florida in the 1970’s. I am Jewish and was very aware of anti-semitism, but not aware in the 6th grade of how racism affected kids my age. That changed when I was invited to participate … Continue reading

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