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Asian woman turns the tables with "White Fetish"

Asian woman turns the tables with "White Fetish" | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

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When Black Hair Is Against the Rules

When Black Hair Is Against the Rules | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Military restrictions on African-American styles are discriminatory.
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“You Don’t Act Black” And Other Struggles of a Multiracial Woman

“You Don’t Act Black” And Other Struggles of a Multiracial Woman | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Let’s get one thing straight: I’m American. I was born in the beautiful Pacific Northwest to American parents. My father was also born to American
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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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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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Everyone Wants To Date Asian Babes: Data Proves This Myth Is Real

Everyone Wants To Date Asian Babes: Data Proves This Myth Is Real | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Dating site shows men prefer to date Asian women
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Black Women, White Women and '12 Years a Slave'

Black Women, White Women and '12 Years a Slave' | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Michaela Angela Davis at Jezebel joins the flock of literary giants parsing 12 Years a Slave by examining the complicated relationship that was created during slavery and still persists between black women and white women.
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22 Things You Should Never Say To A Multiracial Woman

22 Things You Should Never Say To A Multiracial Woman | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
"So where are you from?" It's a question most mixed-race women are intimately familiar with.
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Tonya Braddox's curator insight, October 8, 2013 8:55 AM

I have heard several of these questions since I became aware of difference in my early childhood.  At times the questions can be annoying when you are trying to move about in your daily life, but other times they did spark my interest to explore my multiethnic ancestry.  So far, this has only happened on my maternal side. My father is not forthcoming with any information about his family and I've learned to live with it.