The Truth About Being In An Interracial Relationship

The thing that makes me the saddest about the politics of interracial dating — which can be just as functional and happy as dating within your race — is that it pits us against each other. Who is the “us” here? Women….

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Being Called An ‘Exotic Beauty’ Is Not A Compliment

My mixed identity has forced me to navigate the world in a different way and “learn” to do a lot of things that other people don’t have to learn….

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38 Years Of SNL’s Diversity Problems

“SNL” is looking more colorful now compared to its earliest years, but that doesn’t mean NBC’s beloved sketch comedy show was always all-inclusive.

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Tamera Mowry Recalls Shocking Comments About Her Interracial Marriage

“White man’s whore.” “Back in the day, you cost $300, but now, you’re giving it away for free.”

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8 Questions Interracial Couples Are Tired Of Hearing

As the “white” half of a Japanese-American couple, I noticed some of the same questions keep popping up again and again. After a quick chat with some other interracial couples, I realized my experiences were not unique.

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WATCH: ‘You Can Touch My Hair’ Short Film

Remember that time a group of black women stood in the middle of New York City’s Union Square holding signs inviting people to touch their hair? Yup, that really happened.

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Colin Kaepernick And ‘Post’ Post-Race America

This post is in partnership with TheShadowLeague.com.

You remember: Barack Obama won the presidency, everyone was feeling all bloated with hope and the images of the Civil Rights era took on a shiny new hue, on the way from legend to prophecy. Eulogies for the recently deceased specter of racism met no sarcasm or derision; token blacks and browns everywhere suddenly, unimaginably belonged, like a stumble that becomes a part of a dance. We frolicked for a moment in the utopic playground of Post-Race America, where no one could see or respond to race because we were, you know, over it.

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Karen Finney (African American/White) [American]

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Known as: Political Consultant, Commentator and Television Personality (Commentator for MSNBC, Politico & The Huffington Post; Former Spokesperson & Director of Communictions for the Democratic National Committee; Columist for The Hill)

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