Parenting Meets Race #13: This Week’s Must Read Stories

Parenting Meets Race Round-Up

Lots of big parenting meets race stories this week, including Old Navy’s ad that featured a (fictional) interracial family. Racist Twitter lost their minds. I saw kudos to Old Navy.

Here are this week’s parenting meets race stories:

  • Old Navy ad with interracial family prompts social media outrage — and support (Today)
  • Misty Copeland is excited for girls to see a Barbie with ‘muscles and brown skin’ (Mashable)
  • What Mixed Race Parents Are Tired Of Hearing (Scary Mommy)
  • Things Immigrant Parents Say (
  • Kids made fun of my ‘stinky’ lunch, which taught me a hard lesson about life in America (PRI)
  • 8 Picture Books to Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (I’m Not the Nanny)
  • Fresh Off The Boat asks “what’s in a name?” in a way few shows can (Vox)
  • Mixed Experience History Month 2016 (The Mixed Experience)

What parenting meets race stories did you read this week? Share in the comments.

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