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Do mixed people understand the black struggle?

Do mixed people understand the black struggle? The reason I bring up this topic is because I feel like as a person coming from a biracial background (black & white), people often assume I don’t know anything about black culture. I remember one particular incident where one of my extremely intelligent black girlfriends told me […]

Mixed Nation Inspiration: Jasmine and Grandma

“Hey Mixed Nation, I’m a local singer, rapper, and DJ…I am half white, half black and I love being mixed (I think it shows in my music). I was the first mixed child in my family, this is a pic of me and my grams. She was very upset with my mother for marrying a […]

Feature of the day: Aaron Ash

“Hey guys I know you’re extremely busy but I thought my story would make a nice post for your page. All my life I’ve considered myself solely as African American. Well I received the results from my DNA test and discovered a lot of things I never expected. I found out I’m a mix of […]

Feature of the Day: Joslyn Jerome Rochester

“Most of my life I had low self esteem growing up due to being part Chinese. I was constantly made fun of because I looked different from everybody else and was brainwashed to think I was unattractive. Now at 23 years old I finally understand that being mixed with German, African, Chinese, Syrian and Taino […]

Mixed Nation Inspiration: Mandy Crawford

Mixed Nation Inspiration: Mandy Crawford “There is so much hate, but where there is hate, there is love. I want my beautifully blended (Chinese, Filipino, and white) daughter to know that diversity empowers us; it makes the world a beautiful place. Different cultures and ethnicities are part of who we are; it ‘s incredible to be able […]

Balancing My Opposite Identities

A few weeks ago I was asked to describe myself in one word. Without hesitation I said “whasian,” which is a combination of the words “white + Asian.” I said this because my father is white and my mother is Korean, and I’ve always felt that I’m the exact mix of my very culturally different […]

One Drop

My daughter’s skin is like cinnamon. She’s got Bangkok black hair and a Navajo nose that compliments her full African American lips. She is the epitome of beauty. I hope she never has to hear that, “One drop of this makes you that,” but if she does, I hope she smiles and says, “Yeah, I […]

Feature of the Day: Catie Wollet

“This is Madison, she is a perfect mix of Native American, African American, and Caucasian. When my daughter was 6 months old a lady in the grocery store gave me a speech about interracial dating being wrong and how she doesn’t agree with it (not knowing my daughter is mixed). I told her she shouldn’t […]

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