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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Completely Unnatural Mixed-Race Couple Actually Kind Of Beautiful In A Way

LAFAYETTE, IN—While describing the couple’s relationship as nothing short of perverse, sickening, and totally unnatural, reports confirmed Thursday that Daniel Bowman, a 25-year-old black man, and Jennifer Pines, a 24-year-old white…

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Did Cheerios Make Interracial Couples Popular?

Ever since the now infamous Cheerios commercial aired, it seems there’s been an uptick in the popularity of interracial couples in commercials.

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Interracial Relationships Still Subject To Discrimination

Decades after anti-miscegenation laws were declared unconstitutional, mixed-race couples are still met with harassment in parts of the country., Ann Colomb, anti-miscegenation laws, Discrimination, interracial relationship, Louisiana, race,…

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Why I Don’t Sleep With White Guys

I live in a predominately white city. Everywhere I went, I was white men’s object (emphasis on object) of desire. I was being objectified, exoticized and sexualized for being one of few coloured girls in a sea of white men.

Community Village‘s insight:

At first I wasn’t going to share this because I didn’t see a photo in the post. However, this post seems to have hit a nerve with a lot of people. When I scooped it, the photo above was pulled in by Scoop.it. I don’t think she’s the author – but it’s a photo 🙂

Here’s my favorite line from this article:

“As a mixed-race girl, I also found it unsettling that the colour of my skin allowed people to label me as “Black,” or as something tropical and exotic — it was always one of the two.”

Emphasis is mine.

@getgln

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Punjabi Sikh-Mexican American community fading into history

Anti-immigration laws, coupled with shared cultural values, brought this community to life. Almost 100 years later, the community is now retiring to the history books.

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Notorious in the Neighborhood with Joshua Rothman, Ph.D.

Notorious in the Neighborhood Sex and Families Across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861 “Laws and cultural norms militated against interracial sex in Virginia before the Civil War.

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Mississippi Masala Movie Review (1992) | Roger Ebert

The director Mira Nair made an unexpected discovery a few years ago: A lot of the independent motels in the Deep South are owned and operated by Asian Indians.

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Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll

See on Scoop.itMixed American Life

NEW YORK (Reuters) – About 40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own race, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll.The…

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Chris Noth Says He And His Wife Have Gotten Hate Mail On Their Mixed Marriage

See on Scoop.itMixed American Life

I love this interview with Chris Noth. Go the link below to see the short interview where he discusses his mixed son and the hate mail he has gotten about his mixed marriage.

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