Doc McStuffins is Black.

She’s African American. Kids know it—and not just kids of color. White kids know it too. And boys know she’s a girl. And that is all awesome. Doc McStuffins is a crossover hit ($500 million in sales last year). Her “blockbuster sales” suggest she’s adored not only by African American girls, but by girls and … Continue reading

I Don’t Feel Bad About Being White, 2

Parent, teacher, activist, religious folk, and anyone else reading, Two questions for you: Are you white or do you have white people in your life? Have you ever thought it was important to develop your (or your students’ or child’s): ability to express emotions? or nutritional habits? or intellectual understanding? or general capacity for ‘–x–’ [fill in blank] by … Continue reading

I Don’t Feel Bad About Being White, 1

It’s strange to have to claim it: “I don’t feel bad about being white.” But claim it I must. The weird and sad fact is that there’s an all too familiar experience among those of us who are white and trying to figure out how to be anti-racist allies. At some point most of us … Continue reading

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