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'Republic's' September book pick: 'We the Animals' - AZ Central.com

'Republic's' September book pick: 'We the Animals' - AZ Central.com | biracial literature | Scoop.it
'Republic's' September book pick: 'We the Animals'AZ Central.comHe is one of three brothers born to a mixed-race, working-class family in New York. He is gay, and . . .
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identity

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I am writing an article about travelling in Bangladesh, which reminds me a little story. Bangladeshis are very curious. Everywhere we went, people asked us which country we were from. At point, May...
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Destiny's slave - Deccan Chronicle

Destiny's slave - Deccan Chronicle | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Destiny's slaveDeccan Chronicle... cruelty implicit in the lavishness of plantation life, a kind of almost spiritual fury amongst the African slaves that erupts as political revolution, the tension of class in a context where rabid racism coexists...
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This Week's Hot Reads - Daily Beast

This Week's Hot Reads - Daily Beast | biracial literature | Scoop.it
This Week's Hot ReadsDaily BeastThe son of an interracial couple (his father a Black Power activist, his mother an aristocratic Norwegian), Stefan grew up torn between these different worlds.
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Canon Fodder: ‘The Girl Who Fell From the Sky’ and the Problem of Mixed-Race Identity | Ghost+Blog by Specter Magazine

Canon Fodder: ‘The Girl Who Fell From the Sky’ and the Problem of Mixed-Race Identity | Ghost+Blog by Specter Magazine | biracial literature | Scoop.it
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BLACK, WHITE, OTHER: In Search of Nina Armstrong - Joan Steinau Lester

BLACK, WHITE, OTHER: In Search of Nina Armstrong - Joan Steinau Lester | biracial literature | Scoop.it
The website maintained by Joan Steinau Lester, author most recently of the biography FIRE IN MY SOUL: ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON (Simon and Schuster, January, 2003) (Divorce forces a teen to confront her biracial heritage, in Black, White, Other
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The Right to Self-Identify: "I Am Mixed"

The Right to Self-Identify: "I Am Mixed" | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Jen Marshall Duncan | Mixed Identity (RT @mculturalfam: The Right to Self-Identify: http://t.co/yCDPYTM via @jenmardunc #mixed #biracial #parenting #multiracial...)...
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Mixed Race Studies » Scholarly Perspectives on Mixed-Race » From ...

Within the United States, 'mixed race' has gained currency as a loaded but culturally comprehensible term referencing individuals where one parent is white and the other is of color. Some […] challenge this approach and ...
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Dan's Blog: Biracial Literature using Black is Brown is Tan (Daniel Wright)

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The Book Bench: Two Spideys: An Assessment from the Future

The Book Bench: Two Spideys: An Assessment from the Future | biracial literature | Scoop.it
A century from now, when historians look back on our civilization and wonder at the often deeply strange ways we treat issues of race and racism, no doubt Marvel Comics...
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Chasing Ray - SBBT interview in which Sarah Stevenson & I discuss reading as a mixed race teen, the guilty pleasure of Sweet Valley High & if it's wrong for teens to be both capitalists & idealists

Chasing Ray - SBBT interview in which Sarah Stevenson & I discuss reading as a mixed race teen, the guilty pleasure of Sweet Valley High & if it's wrong for teens to be both capitalists & idealists | biracial literature | Scoop.it
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A Mixed Race Take On What It Means To Be 'Free' : NPR

Danzy Senna's stories begin with the familiar, but quickly take subtle turns to reveal racial tensions lurking below the surface.
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I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World

I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World | biracial literature | Scoop.it
I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World, ReviewThis book is useful for all parents who want their children to grow up with healthy attitudes in a world that uses race to separate human...
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Mixed Race Studies » Scholarly Perspectives on Mixed-Race » “A ...

Despite the race-mixers' predictions, both past and present, the official encouragement and popular embrace of mixed-race practices and identities have not ended race or racism in Latin America. To be sure, blackness and ...
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Review: Esi Edugyan's Half Blood Blues

Review: Esi Edugyan's Half Blood Blues | biracial literature | Scoop.it
It is here that the narrative constructed by Griffiths starts to fall apart, and readers learn that the surface story is not what it seems. Race and national identity run at the core of this story; Griffiths describes himself as 'high yellow' ...
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Summer Blend Book Club Wraps Up - NPR

Summer Blend Book Club Wraps UpNPRMICHEL MARTIN, host: As we said earlier, our Summer Blend book series has taken us deep into the experience of the emerging story of mixed-race Americans.
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Searching For Black Utopia ... In Antarctica - NPR

Searching For Black Utopia ... In AntarcticaNPRLike Johnson, Jaynes is biracial. And the issue of race comes up frequently as Jaynes comes to terms with his identity. "As I started, I didn't think about it.
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Mixed Race Studies » Scholarly Perspectives on Mixed-Race » To Be Suddenly White: Literary Realism and Racial Passing

Mixed Race Studies » Scholarly Perspectives on Mixed-Race » To Be Suddenly White: Literary Realism and Racial Passing | biracial literature | Scoop.it
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Steve McQueen to direct 12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen to direct 12 Years a Slave | biracial literature | Scoop.it
British film-maker casts Chiwetel Ejiofor in true story of mixed-race man abducted and forced into bondage in Louisiana (Steve McQueen to direct 12 Years a Slave: British film-maker casts Chiwetel Ejiofor in true story of mixed-race ...)...
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MILES MORALES & ME: Why the new biracial Spider-Man matters - Washington Post (blog)

MILES MORALES & ME: Why the new biracial Spider-Man matters - Washington Post (blog) | biracial literature | Scoop.it
BBC NewsMILES MORALES & ME: Why the new biracial Spider-Man mattersWashington Post (blog)Moved by the moment, Betancourt today shares his thoughts on why a biracial Spider-Man matters to him. Miles Morales, as unveiled by Marvel Comics this week.
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Biracial Spider-Man could start a trend with super heroes - WRDW-TV

Biracial Spider-Man could start a trend with super heroes - WRDW-TV | biracial literature | Scoop.it

The GuardianBiracial Spider-Man could start a trend with super heroesWRDW-TVThe new version of the Web Slinger is the first biracial super hero. Comic fans at the Comic-N-Games store in Augusta were pleased with the hero's new look.
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Multiracial Teens Launch A 'Latte Rebellion' : NPR

"You're half Chinese and half European, I'm half Indian, a quarter Mexican and a quarter Irish. We're mixed up. We're not really one or the other ethnically.
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The Daily Multiracial

The Daily Multiracial | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Halle Berry (African-American/Caucasian) [American] Known as: Oscar, Emmy, & Golden Globe award winning actress & former fashion model (Films: “Monster’s Ball”, First three “X-Men” movies, “Die...
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