White father hopes black son’s skin never gets dark, lists 7 things he can do his son can’t do

theGRIO REPORT – A White father writes an emotional essay saying that he hopes black son’s skin never gets dark, and later lists 7 things he can do that black son can’t….

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“This reminds me of Peggy McIntosh’s White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

– -Glenn Robinson

Juan Rodriguez

Juan Rodriguez (early 1600s), also known as Jan Rodrigues, was the first non-Native person known to live in what is now metropolitan New York. His trading post of 1613 in Lower Manhattan grew into …

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The Transformation of Justin Bieber From a White Youth to a Black Man

Because many whites feel that US society is now “post racial,” enabling them to “get their black on” without a physical presence in the black community, white label executives package black culture and style through white artists …

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An Adorable Children’s Book That Tackles the Color Complex

Hi Meltingpot Readers, I think you all know I’m working on a book about colorism in families and right now I’m in the research phase. That means I’m deep diving into all thing colorism related, spe…

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Toasted Marshmallows Performances, Screenings and Appearances

Join us for a panel at the 2014 Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference at De Paul University in Chicago. As part of Mixed Roots Stories programming at CMRSC 2014, we will be speaking with the performance ensemble Mixed Mamas, about the mixed experience in performance pieces.
Register for the conference here.

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Who We Be: The Colorization of America – Kindle edition by Jeff Chang.

From Greg Bennett (@gabennett89) on Twitter: @zentronix’s book, #WhoWeBe, is about the way artists and visionaries change the way we see race. @IDAStanford

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