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"Despite the fact that the number of interracial marriages in the U.S. reached an all-time high this year, there are many who still believe that mixed-race marriage is unacceptable and should be made illegal, according to a new report."
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"A crowd-sourced collection of portraits of American interracial families and marriages, inspired by a Cheerios ad."
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"This person is an actual living, breathing human being -- but she is not being treated as such...Her physical body is used as a site for others to play out their racial theorizing while her own voice and story remain conspicuously absent."
The mix of people who live in what are now the 50 United States (and DC) has changed greatly over the past 500 years and will probably keep on changing till at least 2100. Here are four snapshots (...
I love the graphics and all the work Abagond put into this article.<3It will be interesting to see what the Mixed Race numbers look like over time, or if governments will continue to reclassify mixed race people into mono racial groups. @getgln
I love the graphics and all the work Abagond put into this article.
It will be interesting to see what the Mixed Race numbers look like over time, or if governments will continue to reclassify mixed race into mono racial groups.
Outsiders may believe that CU-Boulder's student body is monochromatic and diversity-free. But I, Too, Am CU, an amazing tumblr and...
Tamera Mowry is opening up once again about her interracial marriage to Fox News correspondent Ad...
Last week, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school-sponsored prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.
I'll be speaking at the Mixed Remixed Festival in LA this June. Learn more about this free event and how you can help support it
Once at work I was approached by a couple of older white men. I greeted them with the usual “Hello, how can I help you?” to which one of them paused before asking, “Where are you from?” Tight-lippe...
I love the title of this article! It's a good snarky response to all the invasive questioning. Call me Grumpy Cat.
I don't mind the questions if I like you - but the assumptiveness that I'm okay with answering your probing questions when I don't know your intentions - ugh!
Brenda has done it again. Another detailed post that makes you question your assumptions.
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"It’s been a big year for organizing by students of color, and particularly black students, on college campuses. From the popularity of the Being Black at the University of Michigan hashtag to the “33” campaign highlighting the underrepresentation of black students at UCLA Law School (33 out of 1,100), discussions about racial dynamics on university campuses have been widely publicized."
Despite past failures, Madonna is set to direct another movie, this time about an African island romance.
The Trayvon Martin shooting was hardly in the national consciousness before fault lines emerged around the case. Was Martin as innocent as he seemed? Did Zimmerman fear for his life? Did Martin provoke the incident? Was Zimmerman a racist? Perhaps most controversial among all of these was the question of...
The country is slowly becoming more like a "rainbow," according to a new book by Paul Taylor and the Pew Research called "The Next America.&qu...
By 2042, so-called racial minority groups will make up the majority of the U.S. population. That’s according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest projection. Building on that, the Pew Research Center...
This is not your average read and forget topic.
This topic is one to ponder, seriously ponder. Your participation in shaping a better tomorrow is required.
More immigrants. More cultural and ethnic diversity. A possible inversion of the social pyramid.
These issues are critical to our children and grandchildren.
How we deal with the coming population shift now will affect the world in which they live.
Because of the U.S. role in the world, this change will likewise impact the entire globe.
As we do in our individual lives, clusters, and neighborhoods, so goes the world.
"I was excited to talk to Jennifer Frappier this week about her documentary-in-progress, Chill. Chill is all about Jenni’s journey to discovering more about her fertility and the option of freezing her eggs for a future pregnancy if needed. She explains the project much better: “Chill is a documentary film about balancing life, career and cheating the biological clock.” Listen to the show here or download the episode from itunes (and make sure you subscribe too)!You’ll learn more about her as she joins me as a co-host in some upcoming podcast episodes!–Heidi Durrow"
Israeli-born photographer Yael Ben-Zion enters the homes of 'mixed' couples for her new book 'Intermarried'.
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.
Originally conceived by Kimiko M. Matsuda-Lawrence ’16, the “I, too, am Harvard” campaign set off a litany of articles, discussions and events around Harvard University earlier this month, and has ...
"Mixed race is a significant identity in our race-obsessed society. It causes that extra level of ambivalence, that extra set of questions about identity. It is similar in some ways to the immigrant American experience for example, however, being mixed adds another level of scrutiny. "
Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares advice on writing cross-culturally for an author who wonders, "Is my character black enough?"
University of Wisconsin students have taken to Tumblr to voice their opinions on what it is like to be a student of color on campus. The “I, ...