Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2014: Anita Reynolds, actress/model/psychologist

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Anita Thompson Dickinson Reynolds (1901-1980) was an actress, model and bon vivant who traveled in the circles of the affluent and influential in the 1920s and 1930s and later with the white bohemians of New York City. Reynolds–who was a…

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Sydney Tamiia Poitier: A multiracial actress who takes on roles for African American women

Sydney Tamiia Poitier is the daughter of the great African American actor Sydney Poitier. Poitier’s mother is a Caucasian woman named Joanna Shimkus.

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Garcelle Beauvais: Mixed race people shouldn’t have to pick

Community Village‘s insight:

US ACTRESS Garcelle Beauvais believes that mixed race people shouldn’t be expected to embrace one of their cultural heritages over the other.

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Eartha Kitt’s life was scarred by her failure to learn the identity of her white father, says daughter

Singer’s search to discover more about her origins was frustrated by official secrecy

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Halle Berry’s Baby and the Resurgence of the Tragic Mulatto

The furor caused by Berry’s assertion that her daughter is black reminds us how confused Americans remain about race.

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Indie Spotlight: Mixed Race Actress Displays ‘United Colors Of Amani’

Amani Starnes, who was in ‘Ask A Slave’, stars in ‘The United Colors of Amani’, which depicts the Hollywood life of a mixed race actress.

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