Looking for Multiracial TV Characters I Can Show My Biracial Kids

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Recent media on media coverage of the upcoming Fall Television Season (does TV even still have seasons? Doesn’t it feel like new shows are just constantly premiering?) has focused heavily on television becoming a lot less “whitewashed,” mostly due to the multiple productions of Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy) and a few others, including upcoming pilots with Hispanic and Asian leads.

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22 TV Shows Promoting Interracial Relationships – Atlanta Black Star

Interracial relationships are on a rise in the United States. Married couples who identified their marriage as interracial grew by 28 percent from 2000 to 2010, making 8.4 percent of all current U.S. marriages mixed-raced.

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What is The Racial Bechdel Test?

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The Racial Bechdel Test is to PoC presence in the media what The Bechdel Test is to female presence in the media. It tests whether or not a form of media has a strong PoC presence.

The test is important because it shows trends in how PoC’s are not only represented in media, but also how they are portrayed.

In order to pass the test, three requirements must be met:

There must be more than one character of colorAt least two characters of color must have a conversationThe conversation has to be about something other than a white person

That’s it! Just three simple rules. Now let’s see what passes and what doesn’t.”

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