Tag Archives: racial identity

My son is the only black kid in his class…or is he?

written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness When I found out I was pregnant for the first time – OK, after taking seven pregnancy tests because I was … Continue reading

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70% African; 30% European: Who am I now?

written by Love Isn’t Enough editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally posted at What Tami Said [Editor’s note: This post is not about parenting, but it is about racial identity–something that has been on my mind of late. Though I would … Continue reading

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Why do you want to know where I’m from?

crossposted from Mixed Race America Recently I was asked to give a talk about race and diversity, specifically to talk about my own experiences as a woman of color in higher education. So I drew upon some of the themes … Continue reading

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Who am I? Denying and discovering racial identity

by Karin Lin, ARP guest contributor “How do you pass on your ethnic heritage to your children when you grew up in an immigrant household focusing 100 percent of your energy on making yourself as mainstream American as possible?” This … Continue reading

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Multiracial Jamaica?

by Jennifer, crossposted from Mixed Race America Editor’s Note: I’ve been thinking about the unique way that America views racial identity lately, partly because of my own family research and dabbling in DNA testing, and partly because I just re-posted … Continue reading

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A double take at “Double Take”

by Tami Winfrey Harris, ARP editor Over at The Root, Meera Bowman-Johnson has a predictably compelling and thoughtful article, titled “Double Take,” about recent breathless headlines about twins who appear to be members of different races–one black and one white. In the … Continue reading

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