This beautifully blended woman was featured in the National Geographic magazine on October 2013. Beauty comes in all colors, shades, and hues.
Raising Kids in a Multicultural Relationship I want to share one of my most challenging relationship moments with you. Not because I want to re-live it (believe me I do not!) but because I imagine many of you can relate. (Deep breath…here it goes) Back when my husband I were dating, the conversation came […]
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 […]
Our diverse communities have come far in the struggle for equality and justice, but unfortunately many of the destructive concepts implemented during slavery have not disappeared but rather have changed faces, evolving into more subtle and complex levels of oppression. This oppression is not just about our skin color, but it also affects how people […]
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Researchers at Humboldt State University went through a year of geocoded tweets with specific words. These words were negative and often related to bigoted hate speech. Each tweet was read in context and the positive and neutral comments using the terminology were excluded from the study. This study helped track the use pattern of racial slurs […]
Film, music, and visual arts have all evolved throughout time. If we critically analyze media from a certain time period we can learn a lot about what the culture was like, what they valued, how they treated one another, and what the controversies of the time were. The power of media cannot be denied. The […]
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 […]