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Barbie’s new shapes: Tall, petite and curvy
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Somewhere In Between
Aimed at giving a voice to people who have experienced living between worlds, not quite fitting into just one, and offering them a platform to express how those experiences have shaped their identity. Santana Dempsey, a professional actor and adoptee/mixed race advocate, is leading “Somewhere In Between”. She is most interested in the worlds of adoption, and the mixed race experience.
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I know Santana from her work and I’ve meet her at Mixed Remixed in Los Angles. She’s a Superstar! Passionate, intelligent and talented.
Please support her and her work.
Eartha Kitt with baby daughter and husband William Mcdonald.
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In an announcement posted to Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have announced the birth of their daughter, Max.
“Your mother and I don’t yet have the words to describe the hope you give us for the future,” the post, structured as a letter from the couple, begins. “Your new life is full of promise, and we hope you will be happy and healthy so you can explore it fully. You’ve already given us a reason to reflect on the world we hope you live in.”
The post — a Facebook note — describes the changes that the couple hopes to see for their daughter. “Like all parents, we want you to grow up in a world better than ours today,” the note reads. To do that, the note says, will require advances in health, education, technology, and equality. The couple calls for “long term investments over 25, 50 or even 100 years,” including democratizing internet access.
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Hey girl, Ryan Gosling is a dad.
The actor welcomed a baby girl with longtime girlfriend Eva Mendes on Sept. 12, multiple sources confirmed to Us Weekly. People also confirmed the news.
The Huffington Post has reached out to the couple’s reps …
Casta Paintings: Inventing Race Through Art
Mexican Art Genre Reveals 18th-Century Attitudes on Racial Mixing
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted a major exhibition of paintings that reflect what many upper-class Spaniards thought about race, class and skin color during the time of the Spanish colonization of Mexico in the 1700s.
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“Laura Kina (born 1973) is an artist, academic and important contributor to the emergent field of Critical Mixed Race Studies. Kina was born in Riverside, CA. and raised in Poulsbo, WA.”
“Laura Kina creates art which relates to race, religion, class, family, and identity, more specifically Asian American and mixed race identity.” -Wikipedia
See on www.laurakina.com
“I want to make a difference in this world. Therefore:
I strive to improve race relations.
I recognize the people who have made it possible for me to affirm my multiracial identity.
I must fight all forms of oppression as the oppression of one is the oppression of all.
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Copyright 2004, Maria P. P. Root”
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