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The Myth of Light-skin Privilege

By Kelby Williams

It has occurred to me that there is a need to address this long standing animosity between those who identify as being black and those who identify as mixed race (for the sake of continuity and my personal preference let’s settle on this term). 638 more words

Standing at the Intersection

By Sara A

“Are you coloured?”

This is what a male stranger at a gas station in Lusaka, Zambia – leering at me while I was filling up my car – questioned. 797 more words

Politics & Culture

Your Pretty Is Foreign

I don’t mean to brag, but I kinda get called exotic a lot. I don’t know if it’s my unblemished creamy skin, almond green eyes or high cheekbones, but on a really good day I find myself thinking, “You look like a fucking China doll.” Now that we all know I’m only thirty pounds away from being an international racially ambiguous model, let me tell you, being called exotic is not all its cracked up to be. 533 more words

Essays

Love Across the Cultures

We spoke about love across the various racial divides on this week’s Ask Patricia Show and more great conversation and music was enjoyed by all. … 959 more words

Relationships

Maine

Growing up in Maine, the whitest state in the country, I never really experienced diversity until I left the state and went to college.  Even then, I attended a small, private liberal arts college in Washington State (Go Loggers!) where the majority of the students were white and my one black friend nicknamed me Wonder Bread. 558 more words

Name's Racial. Biracial.

Okay, so, let me know if you find the following scene rather absurd:

Sam Watson enters the hotel room as three armed bodyguards try to stare him into submission. 993 more words

Humor

Never Been Kissed, by Molly O'Keefe

Never Been Kissed (Boys of Bishop #2)
By: Molly O’Keefe
Published date: July 1, 2014

Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 
Cheeseball rating: 2 out of 5. 417 more words

Romance Review