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Multiracial Children

To the Cop Who Pulled Us Over

Stacy-Ann Gooden | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Stacy-Ann Gooden

For a moment I thought about NOT stopping. It was an unmarked car and thought maybe it's someone goofing off and flashing their lights. But I'd rather be safe than sorry. So, I pull over at the side of the road and a police officer approached the passenger side of my car.

7 Things Your Parents Didn't Tell You about Raising a Biracial Child

Diedre Anthony | Posted 11.03.2015 | Parents
Diedre Anthony

At some point, your child may identify with one race over another. This may not be yours and you may feel hurt. Biracial children build healthy self-concepts when they are taught that they are both, not 50/50.

Interview with an Expert in Multicultural Studies

Diedre Anthony | Posted 11.02.2015 | Parents
Diedre Anthony

I came across his book, Tomorrow's Children, after an assignment. We were tasked with picking an issue we were passionate about, and finding ways to educate our fellow colleagues about it. Surprisingly, there was little research on educating and raising biracial/multicultural children.

Bullied for Being Biracial | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Growing up in a small town Pennsylvania, Alexis Rydbom was bullied and faced racial discrimination because she is a biracial. She shares her story with Jimmy Nguyen, and talks about how she overcame her childhood challenges to become a confident young woman.

Cinema's Lessons on Race: Beyond 'Black or White'

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Kimberly Cooper

I've been waiting a lifetime for a film like Black or White. Growing up biracial in the mid-70s and late 80's, I wondered when I would get to see myself up there on the big screen too. Where were the blended interracial families like mine?

Photographer Captures The Future With Mixed Race Family Portrait Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents

The Census Bureau has predicted that by 2043, no single racial group will make up a majority in the U.S. Furthermore, the number of people who self-id...

A Study On The Changing Racial Makeup Of 'The Next America'

VOXXI | Danielle Restuccia | Posted 06.23.2014 | Latino Voices

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...

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Mixed Race Couples & Children | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact
Jimmy Nguyen

In 2012, a Pew Research Center study reported that 15 percent of all new marriages in the U.S. (in 2010) are interracial; there are now 4.8 million interracial marriages in the U.S., accounting for 1 in 12 marriages.

What the 'Mixed Kids Are Always So Beautiful' Meme Really Means

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Marcia Dawkins

As a professor and author who studies diversity and communication, not to mention a multiracial individual and future parent, I'm interested mostly in what's hiding behind questions like "what are you, exactly?"

Lana Del Rey's Latest: "National Anthem" or National Nightmare?

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Marcia Dawkins

These images suggest that the time for multiracialism is now. But is it really? Does today's focus on multiracialism mean that we're finally seeing the end of racism? Or does it mean that racism has simply been made over?

Why I Tell My Multiracial Children To ALWAYS Check The 'Latino' Box

Allena Tapia | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Allena Tapia

Am I saying that because I'm white, my children are somehow "smarter than" or more academically gifted than their fully Latino peers? Nope. Instead, what I am doing here is admitting to the cultural capital I have, as a white person who is navigating a system (college entry, or etc.) made by other white people for other white people.

Should You Date Outside Your Tribe?

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

With Valentine's Day approaching, here's an interesting letter I got recently, applying to both men and women.

White? Black? Asian? Native American? What To Put On School Forms?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

What race are your children? That of their father? Their mother? The one that does them the most "good"? Or that makes them most comfortable in their skin?