Diaries of a Mixed (Up) Kid: Guest Blogger Rema: To Pass or Not to Pass

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

“What do you do when you don’t look like you’re ‘supposed to’?” This is a question that I constantly grapple with. While I continually look for the answer, the one thing I do know is that no matter what you are, most people can’t get past what they see. I am black, white & Jewish, but to most people, I look Jewish/Middle Eastern or “just” white. For this reason, people will have any number of reactions when they find out about my mixed heritage:
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