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Daniella Alonso (Puerto Rican / Peruvian (Japanese-Spanish)) [American]

Daniella Alonso (Puerto Rican / Peruvian (Japanese-Spanish)) [American] | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Known as: TV & Film Actress and Former Model

 

TV: Nora Clayton in “Revolution”, Anna Taggaro in “One Tree Hill”, “Friday Night Lights”, “My Generation”, “Covert Affairs”, “Rizzoli & Isles”

 

Movies: “The Hills Have Eyes 2”, “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End”, “The Collector”, “A Poor Kid’s Guide to Success”

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We Are the 15 Percent

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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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A Different World: Why My Predominantly White College Wasn’t Right for Me  

A Different World: Why My Predominantly White College Wasn’t Right for Me   | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Eden Zekarias describes the many challenges she has faced at the University of Virginia.
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Not the Blind Side –Black Foster Child Attacked By Cops In His Own Home

Not the Blind Side –Black Foster Child Attacked By Cops In His Own Home | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
In 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” is a semi-biographical film about the life of Michael Oher, and offensive lineman who plays for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. Oher has an impoverished upbringing,...
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Kayte Grace gets married!

Kayte Grace gets married! | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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i realize as i'm writing this that i NEVER share love life things (except in the music of course, ha!), so here goes ... the most twinkly, GLORIOUS, heart-full thing happened. i got married :D on September 13th family and friends descended upon my east coast home town from all over the country and the world to help Luke (that's my love!) and me celebrate starting our adventures together.   we feel SO wildly blessed to have such a crazy, hilarious, generous, supportive and loving tribe of friends and family around us. it was perfect. 
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New mom sues lab over sperm mix-up - CNN.com Video

A woman, the mother of a biracial child, is suing a sperm bank for giving her sperm from the wrong donor.
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2015 Mixed Remixed Festival Submissions - Mixed Remixed Festival

2015 Mixed Remixed Festival Submissions - Mixed Remixed Festival | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
We are excited to learn about your work. Please use the appropriate submission page to share your work for consideration for inclusion in the 2015 Mixed Remixed Festival. Deadline Jan. 15, 2015. Accepted presenters and participants will receive notice by mid-February 2015 at the latest. If you have questions about submissions, please email info(at)mixedremixed.org. Film [...]
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One Drop Vlog Episode 4 part 1: Georgia State University & Greatest Minds Society - YouTube

Clips from One Drop of Love visit to Georgia State University for the Greatest Minds Society panel and discussion on racial identity. September 18, 2014. LIN...
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My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 3 | Mixed Space

My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 3 | Mixed Space | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Suddenly we were parents of a baby again!  And anyone who has had a baby knows that “sleeping like a baby” is anything but!  Unless of course they meant “wakes up every two hours wanting to be fed.”  Still, he was our little guy from three weeks old.  Honestly, it felt more like we were over-glorified babysitters for the state at first.  But in time he found a place in our hearts and that place grew and grew until we couldn’t imagine him not being in our lives.

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Multiracial Asian Families: 8 Special Books About Mixed-Race & Asian Children At School

Multiracial Asian Families: 8 Special Books About Mixed-Race & Asian Children At School | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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Third Culture, and Then Some

Third Culture, and Then Some | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

"So the question remains – where is home and what is my true cultural identity?"

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Tufts creates consortium for race, colonialism and diaspora - The Tufts Daily

Tufts creates consortium for race, colonialism and diaspora - The Tufts Daily | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Tufts officially launched the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD), an interdisciplinary program linking Africana Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Colonialism Studies and Latino Studies, this summer. The program’s Inaugural Celebration and Plenary, featuring a discussion with program directors, was held last night. Associate Professor of History Kris Manjapra said that RCD was …
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Mixed Space-Memoirs of an Uncharacteristic Biracial Child: The world is not so black and white

Mixed Space-Memoirs of an Uncharacteristic Biracial Child: The world is not so black and white | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Many people feel the need to write about the “black experience” in America and how challenging that can be. The “white experience” is already touched upon in history textbooks and most all of pop culture. But an uncommon topic to hear about is the “biracial experience”.  I

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"Global Mixed Race" Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference - Chicago Nov 13-15, 2014

"Global Mixed Race" Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference - Chicago Nov 13-15, 2014 | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Join us at DePaul University in Chicago Nov 13-15, 2014 for the 3rd Biennial Critical Mixed Race Studies conference. Learn more: http://criticalmixedracestudies.org/wordpress/cmrs-2014/
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What is ‘The Whiteness Project?’ - COLORLINES

What is ‘The Whiteness Project?’ - COLORLINES | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
New PBS series aims to bring more whites into the racial discussion.
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New Blacks

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New Blacks (by 2014) are those Blacks in the US who think they are beyond race, the post-racial Blacks. They seem to think racism is either pretty much dead or the fault of Black people. Singer Pha...
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Kayte Grace gets married!

Kayte Grace gets married! | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
ahhh!!! i'm pretty much bursting
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i realize as i'm writing this that i NEVER share love life things (except in the music of course, ha!), so here goes ... the most twinkly, GLORIOUS, heart-full thing happened. i got married :D on September 13th family and friends descended upon my east coast home town from all over the country and the world to help Luke (that's my love!) and me celebrate starting our adventures together.   we feel SO wildly blessed to have such a crazy, hilarious, generous, supportive and loving tribe of friends and family around us. it was perfect. 
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Frida Kahlo

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Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), she of the unibrow, is a Mexican painter best known for her unforgettable self-portraits. She was the wife of Diego Rivera, another famous Mexican artist. European painters...
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I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel

I Am Jazz  by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where it’s no big deal to be transgender, a safe space for everyone. I Am Jazz is the kind of children’s book that brings us closer to that world. With a matter-of-fact and endearin...
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My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 1 | Mixed Space

My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 1 | Mixed Space | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

I must admit that when my wife first suggested we adopt I wasn’t sure if I was up for it.  We already had our daughter but we wanted another and circumstances were such that this was probably the only way.  The question I kept asking myself was “Could I love a child that wasn’t my own?”  

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My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 2 | Mixed Space

My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 2 | Mixed Space | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

We didn’t set out to transracially adopt.  In fact, quite the opposite.  When you apply for adoption they give you a form with boxes to check to indicate what you’re looking for.  They give options such as age, gender, and even what disabilities or medical history you are willing to accept (such as depression or deafness).  Of course, they also include race.  This is no guarantee that this is the kid they will offer.  Their goal is to find a child as close to what you want as they can.  They’re not interested in just dumping children on people.  But you also have to understand that the more restrictive your options the longer a placement will take.

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Chile Tales: The green addiction | Mixed Space

Chile Tales: The green addiction | Mixed Space | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

In Texas, when my parents were still married, we ate fried chicken, mashed potatoes laden with cream gravy, green beans flavored with bits of bacon and buttery light biscuits.  Every item on the menu had its own serving dish, and cloth napkins were always used.

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black•ish is okay•ish: It's No Cosby Show but I'll Stick Around to Watch

black•ish is okay•ish: It's No Cosby Show but I'll Stick Around to Watch | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Thanks to our robust Jewish community in Philadelphia, my kids' school was closed today, so I allowed them to stay up to watch the premier episode of ABC's black•ish last night.

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My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 5 | Mixed Space

My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 5 | Mixed Space | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

These last few years have been about building closeness in our family like any other. To catch you up, we have a daughter and adopted a then baby boy. Now he is 4 years old. We signed him up for itty bitty soccer, he performed in his pre-school Christmas singing program, and then there have been frequent but brief stints in the timeout chair. He and his big sister get along great for about 20 minutes at a time. Truly, most days I don’t feel our family is particularly different than most.

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At Least We Talk About Race in the USA: Zadie Smith on Writing, Race and Color

At Least We Talk About Race in the USA: Zadie Smith on Writing, Race and Color | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Hello Meltingpot Readers, Last week Wednesday I skipped out of work as early as possible so I could get a front row seat at the University of Pennsylvania's Speaker's Series on Color featuring one ...
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