Thanks, Belle, it’s nice to see a face like mine on screen

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Ashley Clark: In giving top billing to Gugu Mbatha-Raw, the film Belle makes a real contribution to raising awareness of the mixed-race experience

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Native American Museum vs Latino Museum

Comparing two related Museums

  • The Native American Museum focusing on Natives while ignoring the blending with the colonizer and other cultures.
  • The Latino Museum focusing on the mixed identity of Latinos while ignoring the colonized Native Americans.

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How Diversity Will Alter Black History 

(The Root)—“All American history has always been multiracial, at least certainly since the early 1600s,” Blackmon told The Root. “It’s not a question of whether there has been a multiracial history, but whether it’s been acknowledged or specifically understood.”

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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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