Tags » The Mix

Pitching Chaos: blackness and whiteness #longform

An interview with Mat Johnson, bi-racial author of Loving Day

Guest Post by Dwyer Murphy | Electric Lit | May 26, 2015

This week marks the release of… 3,778 more words


Racism: An Open Wound for Native Students

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fans at a minor league hockey game reportedly pour beer, hurl racist insults at Native American children

By Marissa Payne | Washington Post… 1,582 more words


A Mixed Race Woman's Challenging Question

Guest Post by TK

I hate the first day of classes.

Instructors do three things: arrogantly talk about themselves, ask for students to engage in superficial, meaningless introductions that no one will remember, and read every line of their boring syllabus to students like we can’t. 704 more words


Post the Forty-Fourth: Which Contains My Funeral

“I’m turning 30, which – in gay years – is Dead. Come raise a glass in honor of my deceased youth at The Mix! Sing a song to appease my ghost. 486 more words


Manifesting Destiny: CultureCide

By Shawn Wright | Native View (via Scoop It)

A most revealing and to me riveting study was recently published by Sarah B. Shear, Ph.D. , the likes of which have long been known but remained unproved with scientific validity over the last 500 years. 1,380 more words


Growing Up Mixed: Expanding Your Dream

Guest Post by Heidi Durrow, Festival Founder, MIXED REMIXED FESTIVAL www.mixedremixed.org

One of the things we hear most from people who finally come to the… 527 more words


Mr. Spock, Mixed-Race Pioneer

March 01, 2015 | Steve Haruch | NPR Codeswitch

At a time when the mere sight of Petula Clark touching Harry Belafonte’s arm held the potential to upset delicate sensibilities, the half-human, half-Vulcan character Mr. 1,064 more words