Multiracial Asian Families: Mixed or Not, Why Are We Still Taking Pictures of “Race”?

“This person is an actual living, breathing human being — but she is not being treated as such…Her physical body is used as a site for others to play out their racial theorizing while her own voice and story remain conspicuously absent.”

Community Village‘s insight:
It seems the current fascination is on new and often unique versions of mixed race. Some say exotic.
In the future the fascination may shift to unique designer babies, or ‘mono-racial’ people, although it’s said that there are no pure races. However, there are people who are recently mixed between continents and others who have not mixed between continents in hundreds or thousands of years.

See on multiasianfamilies.blogspot.com

Photo Series Explores Multiracial America – COLORLINES

The 125th anniversary issue of National Geographic magazine features striking photographs that document the shifting racial landscape of the U.S.

See on colorlines.com

Visualizing Race, Identity, and Change – PROOF

A feature in National Geographic‘s October 125th anniversary issue looks at the changing face of America in an article by Lise Funderburg, with portraits of multiracial families by Martin Schoeller, that celebrates the beauty of multiracial diversity and shows the limitations around our current categories when talking about race.

See on proof.nationalgeographic.com

Black History Month – National Geographic

Via Scoop.itFree Online Learning

This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about Black History Month. Use search to find more.
Via education.nationalgeographic.com

Community Village: FINALLY! I know what I am… from my Mom’s side.

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

Here are my results from the National Geographic Genographic test kit that I submitted months ago. The red line shows the path that my Mom’s family tree migrated.
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