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My Turn: Stark reminders that racism persists

My Turn: Stark reminders that racism persists | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
June 12 was Loving Day.
What’s that? The day that, in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the decision
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The Big Topic on Campus: Racial ‘Microaggressions’

The Big Topic on Campus: Racial ‘Microaggressions’ | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Blogs, papers and other projects have prompted wider discussion of “microaggressions,” remarks with a basis in racial, gender or other stereotypes.
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Racist Death Threats Spray-Painted on Interracial Couple’s Home

Racist Death Threats Spray-Painted on Interracial Couple’s Home | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
A mixed-race Pittsburgh couple woke to find “Die Nigger” and swastikas spray-painted on the garage door of their home.
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Adam Housley on Interracial Marriage Attacks: ‘Backwards, Bigoted’ and ‘Pathetic’ - TVNewser

Adam Housley on Interracial Marriage Attacks: ‘Backwards, Bigoted’ and ‘Pathetic’ - TVNewser | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Adam Housley on Interracial Marriage Attacks: ‘Backwards, Bigoted’ and ‘Pathetic’
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Tamera Mowry: I’ve Been Called ‘White Man’s Whore’ For Interracial Marriage

Tamera Mowry: I’ve Been Called ‘White Man’s Whore’ For Interracial Marriage | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Tamera Mowry said she has been called a “white man’s whore” and endured other racist comments online for her interracial marriage with a Fox News
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Report: Charlie Strong acknowledged rumors he faced discrimination because of interracial marriage

Report: Charlie Strong acknowledged rumors he faced discrimination because of interracial marriage | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

First-year Louisville coach Charlie Strong watches his team and listens to assistants in the press box during action against Eastern Kentucky in their NCAA college football game at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

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Bicultural Mama: Are You an Oreo, Twinkie, Sno Ball? Ethnic Slur Nicknames

Bicultural Mama: Are You an Oreo, Twinkie, Sno Ball? Ethnic Slur Nicknames | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Oreo. Twinkie. Sno Ball. These may sound like innocent delicious sweet treats, but when used in the context of race, they’re ethnic slurs. 
In a derogatory manner, they imply how they perceive a person is physically different outside versus how he identifies with himself inside. These are exchanged not only between different races, but sometimes even within the same ones.
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Washington Post columnist on "repressing gag reflex" at interracial marriag

Washington Post columnist on "repressing gag reflex" at interracial marriag | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The Washington Post's Richard Cohen has a reputation for saying weird, confusing things about race. For example, one recent column suggested that it took until very recently for him to realize why slavery was bad.
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Roy Hodgson apologises after 'monkey' gaffe at Wembley

Roy Hodgson apologises after 'monkey' gaffe at Wembley | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The coach's gaffe is believed to have upset a player in the dressing room during England's 2-0 win over Poland at Wembley on Tuesday night.
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‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Campaign Raises Alumnae Concern

‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Campaign Raises Alumnae Concern | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Two black women who graduated from Harvard say they worry about the well-being of black students, plus recruitment of future students, amid charges of racism on campus.
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Harvard minorities inspire students of color around the world

Harvard minorities inspire students of color around the world | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
theGRIO REPORT - The student group I, Too, Am Harvard at Harvard University, which celebrates diversity at one of the nation's top educational institutions, is inspiring other students from other ...
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Apparently Society Still Can't Handle Interracial Marriage

Apparently Society Still Can't Handle Interracial Marriage | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Tamera Mowry was told she's no longer a "true black woman" for marrying a white man.
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Tamera Mowry Recalls Shocking Comments About Her Interracial Marriage

Tamera Mowry Recalls Shocking Comments About Her Interracial Marriage | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
"White man's whore." "Back in the day, you cost $300, but now, you're giving it away for free."
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Kentucky Progressive Group Tweets Racist Conspiracy About Mitch McConnell's Wife

Kentucky Progressive Group Tweets Racist Conspiracy About Mitch McConnell's Wife | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
ProgressKentucky is a progressive group that first made headlines by announcing its intention to fund a tea party candidate to run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) in the 2014 primary.
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What is More Than a Race: A Mixed Race

What is More Than a Race: A Mixed Race | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
                    Video by Team Mixed Show on Youtube Throughout the week after visiting "RACE: Are We So Different?" I've been thinking about groups of people that would possibly have trouble id...
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How Richard Cohen’s racism hurts biracial families like mine

How Richard Cohen’s racism hurts biracial families like mine | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Multiracial people deal with the "gag reflex" from bigots in real life. And it's not OK to excuse it
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They called me a Chink and spat at me. No one helped

They called me a Chink and spat at me. No one helped | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
An Irish-Vietnamese girl growing up in Ireland gets used to racial slurs. But being spat on this week was a new low
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