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Multiracial Identity

Mixed Feelings, Mixed Race: A Path to Freedom

Alexander Williams | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices
Alexander Williams

When you don't fit in, you're forced to see things through multiple viewpoints and create a balance between how you are perceived and who you actually are. Being multiracial forces you to move between different worlds, across categories and through all definition.

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.

Priscilla Frank

'Black' Artist Dresses Up As Her 'White' Ancestors, Revealing The Complexity Of Multiracial Identity

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts

"I grew up in a North American society where up until very recently there were very specific categories for where one is placed in terms of their race...

Trevor Noah Taking the Tragic Out of Mulatto One Joke at a Time

Heidi W. Durrow | Posted 06.02.2015 | Black Voices
Heidi W. Durrow

Mr. Noah, it's time to bring it. We're ready to talk about the complicated and crazy issues and stories about the mixed-race experience and move the needle on the conversation. And mostly, we're ready to laugh.

Gorgeous Black-And-White Portraits Explore The Meaning Of Multiracial Identities

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

"I began this project because I recognized that I was part of a underrepresented group of people," artist Samantha Wall explained in an email to HuffP...

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.

Andrea Stone

Black And White Is Country's Biggest Multiracial Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- From 2000 to 2010, the number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial grew faster than those who self-identify as a single race...

"Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids" Exhibition in L.A.

Victoria Namkung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Victoria Namkung

Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids from artist, slam poet, UCSB professor and filmmaker Kip Fulbeck, features over 70 framed photographic images of multiracial children.