Interracial marriage and single black women: African-American dating issues come home for the holidays

theGRIO REPORT – It’s only natural that the holidays, a time for reflection and family, would bring these issues up for consideration for the 1,001st time…

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Review: Mixed: My Life in Black and White

Mixed: My Life in Black and White by Angela Nissel My rating: 5 of 5 stars Pros: Comedic timing, insight, Incredible moments Cons: None (I hope there is a sequel!)   “I know preconceived notio…

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Earth To Some Black Women: Dating a White Man is Not a Science Project | Clutch Magazine

“Sorry to break it to you ladies but men are men and that asshole you’re dating comes in many shades. Since when does “finding you a white guy” mean that you won’t run into the same problems as you did before? I promise you it’s a beautiful world once you stop stereotyping and start enjoying the different types of people the world has to offer. Rather than finding your “white man,” strive to find a “better” man…”

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Mixed Race Studies » Scholarly Perspectives on Mixed-Race » Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance

In a vibrant blend of social history and biography, award-winning writer Carla Kaplan offers a joint portrait of six iconoclastic women who risked ostracism to follow their inclinations—and raised hot-button issues of race, gender, class, and sexuality in the bargain. Returning Miss Anne to her rightful place in the interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance, Kaplan’s formidable work remaps the landscape of the 1920s, alters our perception of this historical moment, and brings Miss Anne to vivid life.

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I’m Black, He’s White. Who Cares? I Do, Actually.

I have been thinking a lot about my children lately, and not even in a “is my period late?!” sort of way, like usual. I couldn’t figure out why until… ding ding ding, I realized: I’m black.

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Obama Should Talk About Being Biracial

Obama should speak about being biracial during his second term, says David Kaufman.

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She’s Not A Black Woman

Someone whom I’ve considered a friend and colleague for years dropped my identity in her blog post today. She said lovely things about the way my parents love me, lifted up my husband, called my…

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How my white mother shaped me into a black man — MSNBC

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Inspired by Sunday’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” discussion about black kids being raised by parents who aren’t black, a Philadelphia radio host writes about how his white mother raised him with a strong cultural awareness.

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George Lucas And New Wife Mellody Hobson Welcome Baby Girl

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The couple, who recently wed in June, welcomed Everest Hobson Lucas to the world via gestational carrier this past Friday.

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Community Village: Black Like Me (Book Review)

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What does it mean to be a person another race?The answer to the question would lead John Howard Griffin on a journey through a side of America he had never known about. All he had to do was darken his skin.
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