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She caressed his face leaving remnants of her, 

the colors so softly spread to each inch of his body, trying to sink in 

Marble plain he was, a statue, refusing to hold, but wanting to be held, standing in front of her face… 256 more words

Mixed-race people are not beautiful

 The National Geographic recently reported that by 2050 the average American will appear to be of mixed racial origin.  To “celebrate” this, they commissioned a photographer to go and take… 1,182 more words


I Wanted to Be White: On Beauty Standards

When I was in middle school and early high school, I wanted to be White.

When I was in middle school and early high school, I was obsessed with being beautiful. 636 more words

Exhibition - alive and kicking!

So, the Mixed Race Families exhibition is now up and I am so thrilled to say that it has attracted a lot of attention – and positive attention at that! 400 more words

Further Exploration: Self-Discovery Through Education

Seewai writes about how she developed her bi-racial identity through her education. This is the third article for the Defining Amherst column in The Amherst Student… 672 more words

Amherst College

The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was on a list of books that include people of color as the main character. 218 more words

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Accept Me for Who I Say I Am

For as long as I can remember I have struggled with my appearance and racial identity.  It is not because I am unsure of who I am, rather it stems from others not being able to accept that I am what I am.   624 more words