How my white mother shaped me into a black man — MSNBC

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Inspired by Sunday’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” discussion about black kids being raised by parents who aren’t black, a Philadelphia radio host writes about how his white mother raised him with a strong cultural awareness.

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Janet Mock

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Janet Mock (1983- ), writer and speaker, is one of the leading American voices for transgender women of colour. She has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Telegraph, NPR, MSNBC, the London Times …

Community Village‘s insight:

One of the best looking women on the planet was born a man. Go figure.

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Alex Wagner (Burmese/German-Irish) [American]

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Known as: Journalist, Political Analyst & TV Anchor (Host of “NOW with Alex Wagner” on MSNBC; Former Executive Director of “Not On Our Watch” advocacy group; Former Editor in Chief of the “Fader Magazine”)

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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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Mixed People Monday – Alex Wagner

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The MSNBC host, one of my favorites, has a  mother who is is an immigrant from Rangoon, Burma and  her father is from Iowa, and is of German and Irish descent.

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