Talk to your kids about race

Race Humor Round-up

How to Talk to your Child About Racism “Invite a Chinese stranger to your home and have your children sit next to them on the couch until they feel at ease. Repeat for all other races.” Full-Original Source, The Onion http://www.theonion.com/graphic/how-talk-your-child-about-racism-52588 Does Racist Humor Promote Racism? And this piece about racist humor. The opening jokes…

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Race Humor and Cultural Identity

What makes race humor funny and what makes it offensive, and is this question part of the bigger conversation about cultural agility and owning your own identity? A week late I found on Twitter a conversation started by NPR’s Code Switch tagged #NPRObamaEffect, asking the question “Did Obama Inspire A Big Debate On Identity?” It…

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How to Look Like You Have a Meaningful Life

Oh the pressure! It’s bad enough that we have to stay young, look skinny, be trendy and professionally successful.  But it’s all supposed to be meaningful and for a “life purpose” too? Who has time to have good hair AND care about other people? The good news is that you can appear to be values-driven to…