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Fancy Conditioner

I have four daughters that are bi-racial.  They all have very curly dry hair. This means we use lots of conditioner. When shopping for more conditioner the other day, I decided to purchase the more expensive conditioner than I usually do. 129 more words

To Whom Do I Belong?

I am the daughter of a single mother and a once-absent father.

My mother was born and raised in the farmlands of Slippery Rock, PA, whose claim to fame is their university and odd moniker. 681 more words


End of an Era

I’m Me, naturally. It’s taken me quite a few years to accept that. Now this isn’t the first time expressing my Natural Hair Journey on the world wide. 1,261 more words

Personal Development


Intersectionality allows multiple lower statuses or inequality to coexist; they are not divisive.

As a triple minority, I have always been interested in Civil Rights. I suppose that is because every historical issue I’ve learned about is rooted in conflict of identity. 135 more words

Valentine's Day, once again, a new song

Yes, I have a new song for my Bride.  This year’s song is explicitly interracial!  Yes indeed, and it’s the first one I’ve ever written in that light.  161 more words

General Conversation

Thank you, sociologist Jessica M. Vasquez, for challenging "whitening"

When my Guatemalan father started dating my Anglo mother, a man nudged him and said, “¿Mejorando la rasa, eh?” or “Bettering the race, huh?”

The comment made little sense to me when Dad told the story. 1,051 more words

Latina Heritage

I'm Bi

I woke up this morning thinking that finally it might be cool to be bi-racial. I mean, what a fairytale to be able to marry a prince (just a wee bit of  sarcasm)! 466 more words