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    I’m White, My Daughter is Latina, and I Buy Black Dolls

    I’m White, My Daughter is Latina, and I Buy Black Dolls I have to admit, when I was a kid I probably never really thought about buying a Black doll. I don’t recall if I’d ever even seen one as a child, but I can tell you that it’s a very important subject for me now. I’ve had some people ask, “Why are you buying Black dolls for your daughter? She’s not even Black!” This question on it’s own is…

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  • How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children

    Raising Confident Multiracial Children Like most parents, I’ve thought a lot about my daughter’s future.  I have considered race, culture, language, religion and so many other factors that will become a…

  • A new cartoon for biracial Spider-man (Miles Morales)

    Biracial Spider-man comes to television Biracial Spider-man (Aka. Miles Morales) is expanding to television, in a new cartoon series where he will be voiced by Donald Glover. I wrote about biracial spider-man back…

  • Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2

    Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2 Some of you might remember not long ago that I wrote the first in a series of ‘race talks’ with my daughter about skin color.  Read…

  • Parenting Awareness: 'Race' Talk #1

    Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #1 Well, my daughter is officially three now and not too long after her birthday in July she started pointing out colors on people and asking some…