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Seeking Parallels in Portraits: Samantha Wall Opens 'indivisible' | NOLA DEFENDER

Seeking Parallels in Portraits: Samantha Wall Opens 'indivisible' | NOLA DEFENDER | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

In association with Loving Daycelebrations, the Stella Jones Gallery (201 St Charles Ave) is exhibiting portraits of multiracial women by Samantha Wall. The work attempts to highlight the ambiguity, difficulty and singularity of being a person of mixed ancestry. 

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LeiLani Nishime explores the Asian American experience in her new book

LeiLani Nishime explores the Asian American experience in her new book | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Author Leilani Nishime explains what motivated her to write about multiracial Asian-Americans in her new book,
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in the Mix: Calif. artist brings her mixed heritage themed works to Hub

in the Mix: Calif. artist brings her mixed heritage themed works to Hub | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
"The beauty of art is the ambiguity," says sculptor Alison Saar discussing her current exhibit "STILL…" showing at the Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
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WATCH: 'You Can Touch My Hair' Short Film

WATCH: 'You Can Touch My Hair' Short Film | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Remember that time a group of black women stood in the middle of New York City's Union Square holding signs inviting people to touch their hair? Yup, that really happened.
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One Drop of Love Trailer

One Drop of Love (www.onedropoflove.com) is a solo performance produced by Ben Affleck, Chay Carter and Matt Damon, along with the show's writer and performe...
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Multicultural open mic promotes identity

Multicultural open mic promotes identity | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
In a dim room full of spectators with a single microphone standing in the middle of the stage, Vincent Chen presented an original poem using spoken word for the first time. 
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Morrie Turner, 1923-2014: Drawing Gentle Lessons In Tolerance

Morrie Turner, 1923-2014: Drawing Gentle Lessons In Tolerance | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Turner's Wee Pals was the first nationally syndicated comic strip by a black cartoonist.
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Mixing Racial Messages

Mixing Racial Messages | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Starting with its title, the group exhibition War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art at Seattle's Wing Luke museum asks a provocative question: how do those seen by Americans as produc...
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Carlos Batara's comment, November 7, 2013 12:05 PM
Absolutely correct. Even if your mother, say, was 100% Native American and your father was 50% Mexican and 50% Chinese, that is based only the previous generation's "suspected" blood lines. And even if the assumed blood lines are accurate, does this mean the dominant and recessive genes line up so neatly? Unlikely. Whatever you are, you are 100%. Your background is neither a matter of multiplication or division.