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What We'll All Look Like In 2060

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In straightforward portraits of mixed-race families, photographer Cyjo reveals how our ethnic identities evolve and blur.
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The couples don't seem to look too happy :/

- Glenn Robinson

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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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Bicultural Identity | Tanning in the U.S. | What does it mean?

Bicultural Identity | Tanning in the U.S. | What does it mean? | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The other day my youngest son brought his art portfolio home from school. I'd pull out a drawing, he'd tell me a little about his masterpiece, and I'd compliment what I loved most about it. Then I ...
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Community Village Sites's comment, August 17, 2011 6:22 PM
Here’s my psychoanalysis: Men (and boys) are happy to be darker because it is seen as more masculine. Also, in the U.S., some light skinned people (probably subconsciously) have a desire to move away from whiteness because white is identified with the historical (and current) oppressor. Even the term “white” — when people label me with it, causes me to recoil. When I hear “white”, my mind fills in the boxes that people are then associating me with [white pride, white power, white racist]. So it doesn’t surprise me that light skinned people want to have some color.
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10 Great Multicultural Children's Books

10 Great Multicultural Children's Books | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The lack of diversity in children's books is, sadly, nothing new -- as NPR pointed out in a new article on the subject, book critics have been talking about the problem for some 50 years. The lates...
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Jeff LeMaster's curator insight, June 25, 2014 2:41 PM

it's a small world after all

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INDIVISIBLE African-Native American Lives in the Americas

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"From the Smithsonian comes an important and enlightening exhibition about the intersection of American Indian and African American people and cultures. IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas explores historical and contemporary stories of peoples and communities whose shared histories are woven into the fabric of American identity, but whose presence has long been invisible to many in the U.S."

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YouTube - MixedAmericanLife's Channel

YouTube - MixedAmericanLife's Channel | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
A collection of YouTube videos on the Mixed Experience.

Including on topic book and product reviews by Halle Maria Robinson.
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