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Fugard's Blood Knot Still Resonates - BU Today

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Fugard's Blood Knot Still Resonates
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Athol Fugard's Blood Knot, a play set in South Africa's apartheid era about two biracial brothers, one fairer skinned than the other, hit a raw nerve when it premiered in Johannesburg in 1961.
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Zora Howard – Biracial Hair – poetry, spoken word, race | DJ Academe

Zora Howard – Biracial Hair – poetry, spoken word, race | DJ Academe | biracial literature | Scoop.it
'Slit my wrists, my blood does not excrete in black and white' prophesizes 13-year old Zora in her poem entitled 'Bi-Racial Hair' which was performed live in front of 1500 of her peers and adult allies at the 2006 Urban Word ...
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Essays by Liang '92 Published in Academic Journal, Anthology - Wesleyan Connection (blog)

Essays by Liang '92 Published in Academic Journal, Anthology - Wesleyan Connection (blog) | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Wesleyan Connection (blog) Essays by Liang '92 Published in Academic Journal, Anthology Wesleyan Connection (blog) Her essay, “Transforming Three Sisters, A Hapa Family in Chekov's Modern Classic,” was included in the academic journal Asian...
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Betwixt and Between: Embracing the Borderlands of My Mixed ...

Betwixt and Between: Embracing the Borderlands of My Mixed ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
The first was Nancy Matsumoto's excellent review (December 26, 2012) of Nikkei/Hapa psychologist Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu's latest book When Half is Whole: Multiethnic Asian American Identities, and the second was a first-person essay ( January 3,...
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'Rage Is Back,' by Adam Mansbach - New York Times

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'Rage Is Back,' by Adam Mansbach
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Mansbach's hero and narrator, Kilroy Dondi Vance — his name a lovely amalgam of graffiti artists and subject — is a contemporary mixed-race Brooklyn teenager who has grown up without a father.
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Stateside: Author Kevin Hofmann on growing up as a biracial child ...

Stateside: Author Kevin Hofmann on growing up as a biracial child ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
The following is a summary of a previously recorded interview. To hear the complete segment, click the audio above. One very clear aspect of President.
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Cogewea, The Half Blood - Mixed Race Studies

Cogewea, The Half Blood - Mixed Race Studies | biracial literature | Scoop.it
One of the first known novels by a Native American woman, Cogewea (1927) is the story of a half-blood girl caught between the worlds of Anglo ranchers and full-blood reservation Indians; between the craven and ...
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On the African diaspora and the search for Zion - Haaretz

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On the African diaspora and the search for Zion
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I grew up biracial in a country still rigidly divided along racial lines. It was hard to feel I belonged, because I couldn't be easily identified as black or white.
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Author event and giveaway: Sharman Ramsey « Bermudaonion's ...

Author event and giveaway: Sharman Ramsey « Bermudaonion's ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Sharman said she knew her characters and made their lives fit the historical events. About Swimming with Serpents: Swimming with ...
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History 2020: Tragic No More: Mixed Race and the Nexus of Sex ...

History 2020: Tragic No More: Mixed Race and the Nexus of Sex ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
The second is more recent and involves the post Civil Rights expansion of interracial marriage and mixed-race identities. Streeter analyzes the collision of these two narratives, the cultural anxieties they have triggered, and ...
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Amit Kumar's comment, December 16, 2012 1:55 AM
will be handy for my dissertation on the same topic, only difference is i am tracing the trajectory of mixed-race from antebellum till date, declaring that the only identity that America of today has is Mixed, biracial, multicultural...no binaries of black and white any more
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Book Review: No Tildes on Tuesday (ISBN:978-1616636890)

Book Review: No Tildes on Tuesday (ISBN:978-1616636890) | biracial literature | Scoop.it
No Tildes on Tuesday Author: Cherrye S. Vasquez Available: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Tate Publishing Author’s Website (electronic and paperback versions) Rating: 5 out of 5 stars No Tuesday...
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A Salty Blog: America's Opium War: Book Review of Kiana ...

A Salty Blog: America's Opium War: Book Review of Kiana ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Not the whole story, just some fragments of the days–-literary, political, sporting, and personal. Why call it “A ... A Chinese soldier and his mixed-blood daughter are at the center of this unflinching novel of the Civil War BY DON ...
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Character Possession: Dreaming of Laughing Hawk

Character Possession: Dreaming of Laughing Hawk | biracial literature | Scoop.it
He is a mixed-blood with a Lakota father and a French Canadian mother, but he doesn't think much about them. They are dead and thinking of them would only make him feel more uncomfortable and vulnerable in the world.
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Thoughts on Theses: Jessica Levine - Amherststudent

Thoughts on Theses: Jessica Levine
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Finding out that there is a significant body of literature addressing biracial or mixed-race people of Asian descent has also been interesting.
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Colours of conflict - The Age

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Colours of conflict
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This account of the mixed-race children of Japan, following the occupation by the Americans and other Allied nations after World War II, chronicles deeply troubling events in which Australians played a major role.
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The Hunt for Zion - Daily Beast

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The Hunt for Zion
Daily Beast
The daughter of an interracial couple—her father is African-American; her mother of Irish descent—the author has already spent a lifetime grappling with other people's perceptions.
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Author Adam Mansbach finds the magic in graffiti - Globe and Mail

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Author Adam Mansbach finds the magic in graffiti
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Kilroy Dondi Vance, a biracial teenager, is kicked out of his elite Manhattan prep school and his home for selling marijuana.
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CBC Diversity: Diversity 101: Not Injun Joe

CBC Diversity: Diversity 101: Not Injun Joe | biracial literature | Scoop.it
I'm of mixed blood. Native American and European. My Abenaki grandfather who raised me often told me how he left school in fourth grade by jumping out a window because his classmates kept calling him a dirty Indian.
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Random Writings: Book Review: Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe

Random Writings: Book Review: Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe | biracial literature | Scoop.it
There is a plethora of minor characters: a Haitian college professor of mixed race who extends his finances to buy a home in a white neighborhood and passes himself as "French", money mad art collectors who rabidly ...
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Book Chase: Half-Blood Blues

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Hiero, a mixed-race German, is so special a talent that he catches the attention of one Louis Armstrong - who invites the band to join him in Paris to cut a record. The tough decision to shut things down in Berlin is made easy for the band .....
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REVIEW: The Boy in the Snow by MJ McGrath - Bookshelf Bombshells

REVIEW: The Boy in the Snow by MJ McGrath - Bookshelf Bombshells | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Despite the quick pacing, McGrath does not skimp on character development, letting us into the inner world of the protagonist, Edie Kiglatuk, a mixed-blood Inuit/Caucasian. It's Edie who discovers the baby, and while this ...
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Postcolonial Literature: The Buddha of Suburbia

For a person of mixed heritage, it is important to form a blend of the two that is unique to each person. This is especially true in America, which is known for being the “melting pot” of the world. For hundreds of years, people ...
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Under the Skin - Mixed Race Studies

Under the Skin - Mixed Race Studies | biracial literature | Scoop.it
It's a book of historical relevance in its revelations about resistance to Apartheid by South Africans of mixed race; and it is also a book of social relevance to the debate on racism today, in Australia, South Africa, and elsewhere ...
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Mixed Race Radio~ Dr. Marcia Dawkins Discusses Her Book ...

Marcia writes about racial passing, mixed race identities, media, religion, pop culture and politics for a variety of high-profile publications. Her expert opinion has been sought out by NPR, WABC-TV Boston, The New York ...
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The False Laws of Narrative - Mixed Race Studies

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Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History National Humanities Center April 2010. Trudier Harris, J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of English, ...
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