Archive for tag 'racism'


Thoughts on Race and Parenting

As is very obvious to anyone following me here on HB, I am white, Mr. T is Indian (well actually, Malaysian-Indian), and our children are biracial. Although Mr. T and I grew up in the same general area (and met in high school), because of our different ethnic backgrounds we had pretty different experiences growing […]

Growing Up Asian

All this Linsanity (and the subsequent firing of the ESPN writer who wrote the “Chink in the Armor” headline) got me to thinking about whether or not Charlie and Olive will face racism in our world today. Growing up in a mixed lower-middle/middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles, I endured a lot of racist slurs. The […]

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