Tag Archives: Children

Justice Sotomayor gives Sesame Street some career advice

TweetCrushing the dreams of countless little girls (and boys) around America, Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke the news to the viewers of Sesame Street that being a princess is not a career. Sorry, kids, the truth hurts sometimes. She suggests Abby become a teacher, lawyer, doctor, engineer, or scientist instead. “A career is something that you train [...]
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What if kids could vote?

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetEd note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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Adorable anti-racist kids in love video

TweetThis is really adorable. And important. And moving. As Upworthy‘s Rollie Williams writes, “These two children belong to feuding Malaysian ethnic groups. The little boy, Tan Hong Ming, is Malaysian Chinese while the girl he loves is Malaysian Malay.” See what happens! Tweet
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One in four children in the U.S. are being raised in an immigrant family

TweetWhile 18 million youth in the country have a parent who was not born in the US, a new report shows that the economic, education, and health care access disparities for these kids compared to those with US-born parents is striking. The Foundation for Child Development led the research for the report, here are just [...]
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Leggo my LEGOS: Fair play for girls

TweetGood morning, Friday Feministing friends. To start the weekend, I bring you some news about feminist badassery and the taking on of corporate foolishness. Today, a few folks from our friends over at SPARK, including SPARK Executive Director Dana Edell and Jamia Wilson, Vice President of Programs at the Women’s Media Center and Co-Founder of SPARK, [...]
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