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BIRACIAL AND MULTIRACIAL
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I'm Raising Biracial Daughters. Here's How I'm Teaching Them About Race.
, Guest Writer
My husband and I have been able to help our kids not only see differences, but most importantly, celebrate them.
How These Multiracial Kids Reshaped Their White Father's View On Privilege
One couple’s experience parenting a multiracial family in Bozeman, Montana.
Obama And The Future Of Mixed-Race And Multiracial America
New York Times best-selling novelist of The Girl Who Fell From...
We live in a country that subscribes to the one drop rule which insists that one drop of "black" blood defines you as black
Loving Is A Quiet Dignified Film
Danai P. Maraire
Freelance entertainment reporter, producer, blogger and corres...
The couple grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia which was more integrated then surrounding areas in the American
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For White Parents Of Brown Children
Author, Speaker, mother of two gorgeous men and wife of one
Your children need to be comfortable in their own skin
'She’s So Pretty. Where Did You Get Her?'
Speaker, Author, Coach/Consultant & most important, Mom
Um, from my uterus?
Spitting On Gays In The Subway
DIY Musician, writer, gymnast and coffee loving Brooklynite.
As a mostly masculine, caucasian man from New York I had little pushback when I chose to live as an openly gay man. In fact, the majority of the time I forget I am part of a sexual minority.
The Global Search for Education: The Top Global Teacher Bloggers on Integrating Diverse Classrooms
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and Author, "The Real Alice in Wonderland"
C. M. Rubin is the author of two widely read online series for which she received a 2011 Upton Sinclair award, "The Global
Grandmother Receives Racist Letter Attacking Her Biracial Kids
The letter said the neighborhood "does not need any blacks."
I Always Thought I'd Have A Brown Baby -- Until I Didn't
Wife, Mother, Writer, Singer
My daughter is beautiful and mesmerizing, but she looks nothing like me.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
To the Cop Who Pulled Us Over
Wife, mom, award winning weather anchor, writer, blogger at we...
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.
When Suddenly No Lives Matter
Hate breeds hate and our only hope left in this world lies within what we can control. Hope isn't in your Facebook status, your Ksl news article debate or even your good-willed peace protests. It starts at home, and it starts with you.
My Children's Blue Eyes Don't Make Them Less Hispanic
Nikki Rae Chairez
Editor-in-Chief of NikkiRaeInk.com and mom of dos locas
Usually the first thing strangers say to my daughters upon meeting them is, “Wow, you both have beautiful blue eyes.” If
What Makes A Person 'Truly' Black? The Complicated Intersection Of Genetics And Race
Sil Lai Abrams
, Guest Writer
Unlike some who assert that race is irrelevant and try to minimize its importance by pointing out that it is purely a social construct, I believe it DOES matter.
My Multiracial Identity Isn't A Party Trick Or A Hookup Goal
Media funded and run by women.
He beamed at me, confident that he had just bestowed upon me one of the great accomplishments that all multiracial women hope for: the badge of honor for completing the last arch in a white man's hookup rainbow.
What Are You? Teaching Kids To Be Racially Sensitive
Writer, Mom, People Observer
When he is asked what he is, I encourage him to proudly state his name because that is who he is.
Reflections on Loving Day
Noah S. Leavitt
Whitman dean, author, and engaged citizen
We cannot simply applaud the reality of interracial or interreligious households but rather we must work hard to open the conversation about America's diverse population even wider to be able to include, respect, and perhaps even love, everyone.
The Crucial Need to Expand the Non-White Teacher Pipeline
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Students of color constitute a majority in our schools but teachers of color constitute only 18 percent of their faculties.
A Guide for Educators: Meeting the Needs of Biracial Kids at School
School Counselor, Mother, Wife and Blogger
As educators, we are in the unique position to break the chains of discrimination within the boundaries of our classrooms. We can work with our parents, community members and administrators to bring diversity to our schools on a regular basis.
Mixed Feelings, Mixed Race: A Path to Freedom
A man balancing the light within science and the darkness with...
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.
Please Stop Asking Where My Brown Kids Are From
Megan Dowd Lambert
I'm a white mother of six children, five of whom are children of color, and four of whom came home to our family through foster-adoption.
What Are You? You Look Different
Emmy Award Winning Anchor/Reporter, Writer and Professional Sp...
I actually never knew I was different until people -- well, adults -- would single me out and ask me questions that were quite absurd, such as: "What are you?"
Film critic, entertainment journalist and travel writer
Walk in the theater not expecting much. Walk out charmed and happy. Key & Peele will have that kind of affect on you. And that little furball that plays Keanu is worth his weight in catnip.
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