Mixed-race teens talk about identity


Mixed-race teens share their personal perspectives on how they view themselves—and how others view their mixed-race heritage. These essays were part of the cover story, “Outside the box,” about how mixed-race teens identify themselves on college applications in the Nov. 15, 2012 issue of The Mash.
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Applying to College: Don’t Check Asian. Or Do?

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

“I don’t want my kids to deny the Taiwanese side of their heritage or be ashamed of their identities in order to get into a top university. Sure, that’s one way to beat The System. But how long before The System catches on? In my worst fears, I imagine a college admissions process in which any Asian-sounding surname is grounds for a witch hunt.”
Via www.blogher.com