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“Cultural Deprivation Syndrome, in this context, is just one of many byproducts of the political system of racism.” – @nakagawascot
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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
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“But people are not beetles …”.”
“After identifying my Asian side as Japanese, it has not been uncommon to hear that, “that’s the best.” Excuse me? Apparently the impetus to rank extends to the country level as well. But it does depend on where you’re standing. When I was in Vietnam a different system was in place, one in which being part Vietnamese would have been far superior and I was met with consoling words. “Don’t worry, if you don’t tell anyone, no one will know.”
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“…we have over a million ancestors counting back just 20 generations.” – G. Reginald Daniel
“And since we are migratory by nature, we mix as we migrate. Some migrations are by choice and some are by force. The force can be the slave trade, war, climate or economic – hence the terms war refugee, climate refugee and economic refugee. Economic policies also constantly change and affect trade agreements, tariffs and embargoes – creating push and pull effects on migration patterns.” -Glenn Robinson
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‘Mixed Nut.’ A one woman show about growing up with a white British Mom and a black American Dad in a small town in West Virginia. About always getting asked, ‘What are you?’ and the struggle to come up with an appropriate answer. Performed for a month at the People’s Improv Theater in NYC.
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http://www.ted.com In this hilariously lively performance, actress Sarah Jones channels an opinionated elderly Jewish woman, a fast-talking Dominican college student and more, giving TED2009 just a sample of her spectacular character range.
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Mixed Heritage, Mixed Culture, Mixed Identity…
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