Listen to one of the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting explain her love for America

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“Growing up in America has been such a blessing.”

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Fresh Off the Boat’s Rocky Relationship With Hip-Hop

Is Huang’s real-life relationship with hip-hop too complex for sitcom television?

 

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I was okay with the OJ stuff. 

 

It is not fair to blame the writers of this show for denigrating hip-hop. The denigration of hip-hop has already been done  by the record studios. 

 

What we need to be watchful of is if the writers are going to use the ‘model minority’ stereotype to push down African-Americans – which already happened at least once on the show. 
Flaws and all, the show is good to keep the dialog open on race relations.

100% Mixed Stories – Kai

In this series Mixed people from around the world share stories of growing up, Mixed identity and more. It is intended to increase understanding and help us …

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Raceless Like Me | Magazine | The Harvard Crimson

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One day last fall, Paula M. Maouyo ’14 sat in front of her laptop in Matthews trying to think of a topic for her Expos paper about racial identity.

When Maouyo was a child, she identified as biracial. Her father is black, originally from Chad and her mother is white and American. But by the time she was nine, she began to move away from a biracial identity.

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July Flashback: Leah Dizon (French/Filipino-Chinese) [American]

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Known as: Model, Japanese Pop singer & Actress

Music Videos: Koi Shiyou, Vanilla, Love Paradox

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Still The Best Hollywood Movie On Mixed Relationships

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Was just thinking about this movie. If you have never seen 1967’s “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?” you should. It is an American treasure, with some of the best actor’s Hollywood has ever seen.”

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Flashback Thursday: Kelis (African-American, Chinese, Puerto Rican) [American]

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Known as: Award Winning Singer-Songwriter

Music Videos: Milkshake, Caught Out There, Bossy
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Raquel Welch (English/Bolivian) [American]

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Known as: Award Winning Film/TV Actress & Sex Symbol (Won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in “The Three Musketeers”; Famous for her Iconic Pin-up from “One Million Years B.C.”)

Movies: “One Million Years B.C.”, “Bedazzled”, “Bandolero!”, “Fantastic Voyage”, “100 Rifles”, “Myra Breckinridge”, “The Three Musketeers”, “Mother, Jugs & Speed”, “Legally Blonde”

TV: “American Family”, “C.P.W.”, “Welcome to the Captain”, “Spin City”, “Mork & Mindy”, “Bewitched”, “McHale’s Navy”, “The Virginian”

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signs

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I think this list is cute. For the record numbers 6, 9, and 16 do not apply to me at all.  I’m not sure if 13, 14, or 19 do either.  Not very important, just sayin’. But especially not #6.  That is…

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