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#MixedVida Spotlight: Ruby from Growing Up Blackxican | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Ruby from Growing Up Blackxican | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
  Ruby is a wife and mother to 2 little ones.
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#MixedVida: Interview with Dash Harris, Journalist & Digital Strategist | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida: Interview with Dash Harris, Journalist & Digital Strategist | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
'Negro' A docu-series examines the complex history and present of attitudes of pigment, skin color and race in Latin America.
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#MixedVida Spotlight: Carla Molina, Mixed Mom Raising Multiracial Latinas | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Carla Molina, Mixed Mom Raising Multiracial Latinas | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Carla, a mom of mixed heritage who is Cuban and Filipina, shares her story about her interracial marriage and raising multiracial Latina daughters.
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#MixedVida Spotlight: Ana María Gómez, Venezuelan Immigration Attorney | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Ana María Gómez, Venezuelan Immigration Attorney | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Ana María Gómez, Immigration Attorney and Venezuelan American, shares her experiences as a bicultural Latina in the U.S.
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#MixedVida Spotlight: Interview With Angélica of NewLatina.net | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Interview With Angélica of NewLatina.net | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD, best known as the creative force behind NewLatina.net, shares her mixed family experience with Bicultural Mom!
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Bye Bye Peter Parker, Hello Miles Morales! | Bicultural Mom™

Bye Bye Peter Parker, Hello Miles Morales! | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Now I get everyone's point...let's not steal the white characters...let's promote our own characters and develop their stories. That's all fine and good, but who will buy those stories?
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A New Hero: Multiracial Spider Man

A New Hero: Multiracial Spider Man | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
So, I was excited to learn about the latest incarnation of Spider-Man in The Ultimate Spider-Man series. This version of Spider-Man is biracial, just like my son. The new Spider-Man is half black and half Latino, and his name is Miles Morales...
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I'm her mom, not the nanny!

I'm her mom, not the nanny! | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
I've been mistaken for babysitters all my life -- or waitresses, sales clerks, even the occasional cleaning lady -- but it's a whole new experience to have it happen in front of my child.
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Confessions of a mixed-heritage Latino

Confessions of a mixed-heritage Latino | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Cristopher Rubio

When I saw that this past June's CONCACAF Gold Cup (or Copa de Oro) groupings paired Mexico and El Salvador in the same group, my heart sank a little bit. You see I'm half Me...
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Being Latino

Being Latino | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Alex Lupa

I know not one person who has as much as an identity quagmire as I do.  For many people one's identity can be traced to their inherent perception of themselves due to ethnicity.  ...
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What does it mean to be AfroLatino?

What does it mean to be AfroLatino? | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Eric Cortes

People who live in the U.S. go through identity issues from time to time. This can be caused by many different things, including parents’ separation, school bullying, immigratio...
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Swedish/Argentine Christmas?

Swedish/Argentine Christmas? | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Jennifer Turano

Latinos always ask me how I spend my Christmas, waiting to hear about Swedish holiday traditions. Swedes ask the same question, waiting for me to tell them about Argentine tra...
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A Latinasian name

A Latinasian name | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Iemi Hernandez-Kim



My first name is Iemi—not Lemi; I say that because everyone thinks it’s spelled with an L. A lot of awards and certificates that I’ve received say Lemi. It’s Ie...
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Non-Spanish Fluent Latinas: “Don’t Judge Us” | New Latina™

Non-Spanish Fluent Latinas: “Don’t Judge Us” | New Latina™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
By 2050, the United States will be home to the most Spanish speakers in the world, according to the general secretary of the Association of Spanish Language...
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#MixedVida Spotlight: Jonathan A. Barrera Mikulich, Latino Branding Power | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Jonathan A. Barrera Mikulich, Latino Branding Power | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
  Jonathan A.Barrera Mikulich is the owner of Latino Branding Power, a web portál dedicated to exploring the ideas, strategies, and insights that...
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"What Are You?": Response From a Multiracial Latina | New Latina™

"What Are You?": Response From a Multiracial Latina | New Latina™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
One multiracial Latina shares her experience with racism and identification. What are you? Here her answer.
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#MixedVida Spotlight: Interview With Tara Villanueva, Writer & Polynesian Dancer | Bicultural Mom™

#MixedVida Spotlight: Interview With Tara Villanueva, Writer & Polynesian Dancer | Bicultural Mom™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Tara Villanueva, write and polynesian dancer, shares her unique family mix...Puerto Rican, Hawaiian and Filipina.
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Growing Numbers of Latinos Convert to Muslim Faith - COLORLINES

Growing Numbers of Latinos Convert to Muslim Faith - COLORLINES | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
The American Muslim Council estimates that in 2007 there were 200,000 Latino Muslims, a significant jump from 40,000 in 1997.

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MILES MORALES & ME: Why the new biracial Spider-Man matters - Comic Riffs - The Washington Post

MILES MORALES & ME: Why the new biracial Spider-Man matters - Comic Riffs - The Washington Post | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
As Marvel introduces its new half-black half-Latino Spidey, a fanboy of color shares what the new character means to him — even amid the spate of hateful comments.
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Marrying Out: Why Latinas Are Marrying Non-Latinos | New Latina™

Marrying Out: Why Latinas Are Marrying Non-Latinos | New Latina™ | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
One-in-seven new U.S. marriage in 2008 was interracial or interethnic, with Latinos having the second highest rate (25.7), compared to Asians (30.8), Blacks (15.5) and White (8.9).
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You Say Pomelo, I Say Toronja

You Say Pomelo, I Say Toronja | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
You could say that my husband of 11 years and I fell in love over a dialect debate. While we were both young and starting our media careers at CNN, we started an editorial argument over something he was writing. While he insisted that the correct word for grapefruit in Spanish was “pomelo”, I argued that the right term was “toronja”....
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Family vs. Familia

Family vs. Familia | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it

Growing up, I imagined myself with a husband and two kids, maybe a dog, but in my perfect little Anglo world, I never considered that I’d have a mother-in-law living with me, too. In-laws and grandparents are supposed to live in their own house, usually a few states away – not down the hallway...

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Latino & Black Love, How do we feel?

Latino & Black Love, How do we feel? | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Rosie G.

A few months ago a very close friend of mine was having a conversation with me and asked how do Latino's feel about dating Black people? I had to think about this for awhile since ...
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The Swedish Latin Kings

The Swedish Latin Kings | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
Written by Jennifer Turano

I often wonder if Americans know how much the United States has influenced European youth culture.  Growing up, we all wanted to be rappers, break-dancers, graffitti-...
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Surprising news about Latinos and interracial dating

Surprising news about Latinos and interracial dating | Mixed Latino Life | Scoop.it
by Adriana Villavicencio







Young Latinos have the highest rate of interracial relationships, more than double the percentage of African Americans and almost three times more than whi...
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