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On This Day: Dick Turpin becomes Britain’s first mixed-race boxing champion

On This Day: Dick Turpin becomes Britain’s first mixed-race boxing champion | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

He was born to a black Guyanan father and white English mother in the affluent Warwickshire town of Leamington Spa at a time when there were few mixed-race Britons.


He, together with his two younger brothers, Jack and Randolph, became boxers after being bullied over the colour of their skin.


They became a boxing dynasty – each enjoying a lot of success.

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Mixed-race models ignored by British fashion industry

Mixed-race models ignored by British fashion industry | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
From triumph in the White House to Olympic and Formula One garlands, via just about every stage and screen, mixed-race people have made massive leaps forward in the past decade: everywhere, it seems, except in British fashion.
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Who Was the Real Dido Elizabeth Belle?

Who Was the Real Dido Elizabeth Belle? | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
100 Amazing Facts about the Negro: What historical records say about the mixed-race heroine of a new film.
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Tangled Roots Mixed Race and Multiracial stories

Tangled Roots Mixed Race and Multiracial stories | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The site of Tangled Roots project, to document the lives of mixed race and multi-racial people and families in Yorkshire
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