Archive for the ‘Race’ Category

Last Media Monday I spotlighted Eric Arriola of Hood Ratchedness. Today, he strikes again with Im Not Black Im GOLDEN (Moments of Honesty).

Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 21:32 | 4 comments
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Words of Wisdom from a former student of mine Eric Arriola and his Hoodratchedness TV channel

Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 09:30 | 0 comments
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Who knew that markers could be politically correct?

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 17:00 | 0 comments
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When children make things up (lie) parents seize these teaching moments as opportunities to explain to children that this isn’t acceptable. First, it’s simply not nice to say something that isn’t true. Second, it can cause problems that are much bigger than the person lying can even realize- getting someone else in trouble, being persecuted […]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 20:11 | 1 comment
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A recent episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (6/7/12) struck a cord with me. Stewart’s lengthy tirade on fair game in politics is insightful especially when he points out that some claims of ‘fairness’ have no merit. His tirade reminds me of the role fairness plays in perpetuating discrimination and the absurdity of […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 22:11 | 1 comment
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Listen, my kids and I make funny faces all the time. There are lots of ways to make a funny face. Yahoo images provides lots of fun pictures of funny faces. Manipulating your mouth, eyes, nose, cheeks, tongue, and even ears provides lots of options. But not one of the images on Yahoo! includes a […]

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 13:18 | 0 comments
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Recently, my blog has been a place for some interesting discussion about Asian identity and how it is viewed in the United states. One recurrent theme in comments is the Asian as foreigner stereotype. To explore Asian identity and this stereotype further, but from a personal first-hand perspective, I’m posting anonymously one person’s reflection about […]

Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 11:35 | 5 comments
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I’m conducting a study of discussion of Jeremy Lin, a New York Knicks basketball player, during Linsanity on RealGM’s NY Knicks Basketball forum and came across this post by Moose on Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:48 am. “Just to be clear…I’m pretty sure Lin has accepted the fact that he is Asian. As long as […]

Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 22:53 | 39 comments
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Funny story. My husband goes to the Police museum with our children where they have a kids entertainment area with pretend cop cars, police station, emergency vehicles, dress up clothes, and gear. This museum is a century old precinct that was converted once it outlived its original purpose. Visiting it is like going back in […]

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 at 10:51 | 0 comments
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Know someone who is racist? Colbert has the solution and it’s packaged in pill form! The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Tip/Wag – Anti-Prejudice Drug & Dick Cheney’s Heart www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive

Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 13:00 | 0 comments
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