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How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children

How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children Like most parents, I’ve thought a lot about my daughter’s future.  I have considered race, culture, language, religion and so many other factors that will become a part of her developing identity.  Being…

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Code Switching is an Inherently Multicultural Experience

 Code Switching is an Inherently Multicultural Experience Have you ever noticed that you have one set of verbal and non-verbal attributes in one conversation and then participate differently in the next?  Our accents may change, our expressions, body language…

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Can a light-skinned biracial woman consider herself black?

Can a light-skinned biracial woman consider herself black? I thought this was a really interesting conversation on biracial identity and especially colorism.  This discussion right here is why “race” doesn’t really make any sense.  There is no one “box”…

Kimono Dashiki
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Racial Identity: When ‘White’ Doesn’t Quite Fit

Racial Identity: When ‘White’ Doesn’t Quite Fit Can white people call themselves ‘mixed’?  Can they see themselves as something other than white, if they appear visually white?  Sometimes, I don’t know.  All my childhood, I struggled with that label…the…

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Biracial Spider-Man: Bye Bye Peter Parker, Hello Miles Morales!

A New Biracial Spider-Man! Ok, there’s been quite a buzz lately about the new Spider-man and some are excited, but many are wondering, why didn’t Marvel just create a new Black super hero or a Latino super hero, and why mixed?  Why…

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Mixed Identity & Latinos {Multicultural Familia}

Mixed Identity & Latinos There have been a lot of interesting posts in the news and in the blog world lately.  Many that promote the celebration of mixed heritage and some that make us pause to consider, “What does…

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Mixed Latinos & Multiracial Identity

Image Pew Social Trends Mixed Latinos & Multiracial Identity Most times, Americans don’t think of Latinos as being mixed or multicultural, but in reality Latinos are leaders of multiculturalism and mixed families.  Start off with the fact that most…

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Multiculturalism Carnival {Entries}

What makes a multicultural family unique?  Who are we and what do we look like? These are the questions and the answers are endless.  Being multicultural is more than attempting diversity…it is a lifestyle, an appreciation and a celebration…