Biracial Families: Just when you thought you made a difference…

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Biracial Families: Just when you thought you made a difference… When I first started my professional career I was under the assumption that college made you more culturally sensitive, after all, didn’t everybody take Sociology 101? What I soon found out was, spending $40,000 on a degree does not guarantee that you will be able […]

At the Risk of Sounding Angry: On Melissa Harris-Perry’s Eloquent Rage {Crunk Feminist Collective}

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On Melissa Harris-Perry’s Eloquent Rage The internets were all abuzz over the weekend sharing clips of our collective Black feminist shero Melissa Harris-Perry’s Saturday morning show. During the show, she lost her cool with panelist Monica Mehta, a conservative financial expert, who represented every unthoughtful mythic thing that I’ve come to believe a person has […]

Ask a Muslim: New Web Series Promotes Understanding of a Misunderstood Religion

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Ask a Muslim: New Web Series Promotes Understanding of a Misunderstood Religion It starts with interfaith dialogue—the real, unstaged, not-necessisarily-PC kind. That’s what it takes to change public sentiment about Muslims. As it is, all the dialogue in intrafaith, non-Muslims talking to other non-Muslims about Muslims and Muslims talking to other Muslims about Muslims. The […]

Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny

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Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny A funny thing happened on the way to the Starbucks a couple of weeks ago.  How could a woman, the mother of a five-month-old baby, be mistaken for that child’s nanny? It’s a colorful tale. Several months ago, when my wife was pregnant, I was concerned by the comment an […]

Lupe Ontiveros, Actress Who Played A Maid Over 150 Times, Dies {HuffPost}

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Lupe Ontiveros, Actress Who Played A Maid Over 150 Times, Dies Lupe Ontiveros has died. She was 69. The iconic Mexican-American actress, who is perhaps best known for playing the convicted murderer Yolanda Saldivar in “Selena,” passed away yesterday, TMZ is reporting. She was reportedly suffering from liver cancer. Ontiveros, who built her career on playing immigrant […]

White Privilege and Mass Murders in America {Three Sonorans}

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White Privilege and Mass Murders in America There he goes again, that darn Three Sonorans playing the race card again… I made a comment on Facebook yesterday, Trying to shoot down MAS classes and not looking in the mirror to see what in American culture causes mass shootings… and immediately was met with complaints that […]

Using Stereotypes to Gain Publicity? The KRAFT Milkbite Plot Thickens.

In Kraft’s response to my petition against their MilkBite campaign, they said that they didn’t mean to offend anyone, and I said that I believed them, but that it’s now their responsibility to fix the campaign because it is offensive. Now I’m not so sure that I believe them at all. Offended People Draw Attention […]

Undocumented Immigrants Paid $11.2 Billion in Taxes in 2010!

Undocumented Immigrants Paid $11.2 BILLION As many of us who participating in the immigration debate already knew, undocumented immigrants contribute a lot to this country.  In 2010, they contributed approximately $11.2 billion dollars, despite the fact that most Americans believe their being undocumented prevents them from paying into the system. The point is, the majority of Americans […]

Reader Q&A: What’s Up With Labels?

  We’ve decided to start a series called Reader Q&A.  You, the readers, can send in your questions anonymously to be published. Our readers and writers will respond with their best answers and hopefully shed some light on your questions about race, religion, parenting, relationships and more…that can help all of us all to grow. Submit your questions […]

Biracial Parenting: “For the Last Time, She’s Mine!”

© WeatherAnchorMama.com “Is she yours?” My hubby and I have always planned on having kids.  I knew that starting a family wouldn’t be easy.  I’m not just referring to the financial aspects of raising a child.  I’m talking about how our children would be perceived. There was a good chance that our child would have […]

“Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls” Goes Viral – Watch Chescaleigh Today on Anderson!

  Sh*t White Girls Say Goes Viral If you’re online a lot and into all the social media buzz, you’ve probably already heard about “Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls”.  The video was an instant hit with many who laughed at the honesty of the clip and enjoyed the message that it shared about what […]