Not the Blind Side –Black Foster Child Attacked By Cops In His Own Home

In 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” is a semi-biographical film about the life of Michael Oher, and offensive lineman who plays for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. Oher has an impoverished upbringing,…

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New Blacks

New Blacks (by 2014) are those Blacks in the US who think they are beyond race, the post-racial Blacks. They seem to think racism is either pretty much dead or the fault of Black people. Singer Pha…

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Kayte Grace gets married!

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ahhh!!! i’m pretty much bursting
so i’ll get right to it …
i realize as i’m writing this that i NEVER share love life things (except in the music of course, ha!), so here goes … the most twinkly, GLORIOUS, heart-full thing happened. i got married 😀 on September 13th family and friends descended upon my east coast home town from all over the country and the world to help Luke (that’s my love!) and me celebrate starting our adventures together.   we feel SO wildly blessed to have such a crazy, hilarious, generous, supportive and loving tribe of friends and family around us. it was perfect.

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), she of the unibrow, is a Mexican painter best known for her unforgettable self-portraits. She was the wife of Diego Rivera, another famous Mexican artist. European painters…

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I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel

Imagine a world where it’s no big deal to be transgender, a safe space for everyone. I Am Jazz is the kind of children’s book that brings us closer to that world. With a matter-of-fact and endearin…

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2015 Mixed Remixed Festival Submissions – Mixed Remixed Festival

We are excited to learn about your work. Please use the appropriate submission page to share your work for consideration for inclusion in the 2015 Mixed Remixed Festival. Deadline Jan. 15, 2015. Accepted presenters and participants will receive notice by mid-February 2015 at the latest. If you have questions about submissions, please email info(at)mixedremixed.org. Film […]

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My Transracial Adoption Journey – Part 1 | Mixed Space

I must admit that when my wife first suggested we adopt I wasn’t sure if I was up for it.  We already had our daughter but we wanted another and circumstances were such that this was probably the only way.  The question I kept asking myself was “Could I love a child that wasn’t my own?”

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One Drop Vlog Episode 4 part 1: Georgia State University & Greatest Minds Society – YouTube

Clips from One Drop of Love visit to Georgia State University for the Greatest Minds Society panel and discussion on racial identity. September 18, 2014. LIN…

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