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One African-American Woman Discovers Her Paternal Roots in China

Over the past few years, I’ve published several posts on cultural diversity and race relations. While it’s important to ensure the real issues never fall by the wayside in our collective conscience, it’s also good to make time to celebrate more pleasant narratives. 339 more words

Social Commentary

O Meu Outro Eu: My Other Me: What It Means To Have Multiple Indentities

When Lisbon-based photographer Mário Nabais asked me to model and come up with three concepts to represent three “other me’s”, I was mystified.

It was hard because that meant separating myself into three different entities. 494 more words


Mixed Feelings (reprise)

In November 2013, I wrote a post about being mixed race and my racial identity and almost two years of personal growth later, I feel like I should re-write it and look back on why I felt that way. 754 more words

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Charlotte, the first black queen of England

It has been reported that Sir Allan Ramsey was responsible for most of Queen Charlotte’s paintings and his representations of her were very African.   Ramsay was an anti-slavery intellectual of his day. 99 more words


Today someone said to me that I should write. I hadn’t said anything particularly funny but they had divulged to me that they always have a little giggle when we speak and that I should do it. 1,567 more words

What does the royal engagement mean for people of mixed-race heritage? - BBC Newsnight

Following the announcement of the royal engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we asked journalists Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff and Georgina Lawton and presenter Amal Fashanu if this a significant moment for people of mixed-race heritage.