Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2013: Manuel Woodson, contortionist extraordinaire

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Emanuel (Manuel) Woodson was born Nov. 1, 1865, the son of a registered freeman of color and a mother who was described as mulatto in St. Louis, MO. The Woodson family was a talented family of performers.

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Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2013: Jim Thorpe, Star Athlete

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Jim Thorpe (aka Bright Path) was born May 28, 1888. His father was of Irish and Sac and Fox Indian descent. His mother was French and Native American. Thorpe was raised as Sac and Fox in Oklahoma. Thorpe–who had a…

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Flashback Thursday: Joakim Noah (Swedish/Cameroonian-French) [French/American]

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Known as: Professional Basketball Player (Starting Center for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls; Son of French singer and former professional tennis playerYannick Noah)

Awards/Accolades: NBA 2013 All-Star; NBA 2013 All-Defensive First Team; NBA 2011 All-Defensive Second Team
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Mixed Couples – Lewis Hamilton & Nicole Sherzinger

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Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton (Mclaren Mercedes team, ok I am a huge F1 fan and Hamilton is my favorite) has been romantically linked to singer Nicole Sherzinger for some time now. Both are actually mixed. The British Hamilton’s Mom is white and father is black and Sherzinger has a Filipino father and a mother who is half Hawai’in and half Russian.
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Vance Worley (Chinese/White) [American]

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Known as: Professional Baseball Player (Starting Pitcher for the Minnesota Twins; Previously played for the Philadelphia Phillies)
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Massih Wassey (German/Afghan) [Canadian/German (Born in Germany)]

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Known as: Professional Soccer Player (Plays for SV Waldhof Mannheim & The Canadian National team; Previously played for Preußen Münster, Eintracht Rheine, FC Schalke 04 II & Fortuna Düsseldorf II)
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Mixed Couples – Dirk Nowitzki & Jessica Olsson

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NBA star Dirk Nowitzki & Jessica Olsson, who recently married, are expecting their first, probably tall, child.

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Carey Price (Ulkatcho First Nation/White) [Canadian]

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Known as: Professional Hockey Player (Plays goaltender for the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens & The Canadian National Hockey Team)
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Paige McPherson (African-American/Filipino) [American]

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Known as: Olympic Taekwondo Competitor (Won a Bronze Medal in Women’s Taekwondo (67kg) at the 2012 London Olympics)
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