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A letter from your unborn mixed-race baby

Dear Interracial couple,

If you have me, then you should have me for the right reasons.

If you have me then, please…

Do not ‘make love’ like you are making a designer baby. 356 more words

Ethnicity

What Being Non Binary Means to Me

By Ludovic Foster

My non binary trans*masculine identity has always been a part of me. Over the years I’ve asserted the non binary aspects of myself in a more purposeful and “legible” way, but these non binary traits were always around me, always within me, like a youthful blush, a queer vapor that clung, a different way of growing that I seemed to manifest. 587 more words

mixed race people and interracial couples in the media

The other day I was watching my Tuesday evening roster of TV shows when I noticed a Honey Maid commercial showcasing various family structures including a male gay couple with a baby, a dad with tattoos, and a white husband with an African-American wife and mixed child. 793 more words

Motivation

On My Mixed Experience with “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”

I have this peculiar, twofold, scrambled-egg relationship with “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” the oft-quoted, seminal article written by Peggy McIntosh in the late 1980s. 1,811 more words

Plain Ol' Regular Black

I was 10-years-old the first time I was asked if I was mixed. My long black ponytails hung below my shoulders, my skin carried rich reddish undertones, and my brown almond eyes hid behind thick coke-bottle glasses. 680 more words

Musings

Response Track: ‘The Myth of Light-skin Privilege.’

By Janine Francois

Intro

Dear Kilby, (and all my light-skinned / mixed-race feminist and non-feminists women)

I write this feeling hurt but equally hopeful, that this can be reclaimed as a safe space for darker-skinned black women. 940 more words