"Sometimes you feel like you have to protect them from the things that they don’t understand,” she said of immigrant parents.
"Please teach me how to forgive their hate.”
As women, we often feel the need to live up to that person, that capital "W" Woman who has been defined for us by our culture, religion and families. We worry that if we deviate from that we will be labeled too rebellious, too independent, too wild -- weird, even.
Months ago, PlayCollective and the Children's Media Association produced an exchange between industry executives and academics on "bridging the gap" between these fields, toward incorporating research insights into media content for kids.
Growing up in India, my summer holidays as a child were all about staying indoors. Curtains were tightly drawn and homes were turned into cool and dark recesses. So, for me the greatest challenge at this time of the year is how to celebrate summer and all its bountiful offerings when I have been raised to shun the sun?
America is a country built by immigrants. My parents' story is important not because it is unique but rather because it is the story of America. It is a story that should be allowed to repeat itself.
Latino and Asian immigrants are working at higher rates than non-immigrants in California, a new study says. And finally