One Mixed Race Man’s to Africa from America I am traveling to Africa, specifically Kenya, for the first time at the age of 46. As a Black American rustling with the history of slavery, current relations of Africans with their United States counterparts, nature, and tourism, I have many questions about this visit. When firstContinue reading “No Connection”
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It’s Ok To Let The Dust Collect
Dream Dust BY LANGSTON HUGHES Gather out of star-dust, Earth-dust, Cloud-dust, And splinters of hail, One handful of dream-dust Not for sale. A single dream is a spec of dust and can easily drift away, but a handful of dreams can be grasped and held, something we should never give away. SomeContinue reading “It’s Ok To Let The Dust Collect”
‘The Mixed-Race Experience’s Naomi & Natalie Evans On Texturism, Beauty, & Belonging
The sisters and founders of @everydayracism reflect on how the internet changed the relationship they have with their hair for the better. — Read on http://www.bustle.com/style/the-mixed-race-experience-naomi-natalie-evans-interview-texturism-beauty-belonging
Passing is not just a ‘Black Thing’
http://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRUyJp8t/ In search of diversity and representation in the media we consume it may have seemed like we are battling from a non existent pass but Hollywood has always had diversification, but did it just keep it hidden? What roles do the actors themselves have in representing diversification? Why does diversification even matter? As aContinue reading “Passing is not just a ‘Black Thing’”
When You Don’t ‘Look Black’
http://www.audible.com/pd Great podcast episode that presents the stories of two women Passing for white. Anita Florence Hemmings the first Black Women to Graduate from Vasser College and another young lady graduating from college who comes out her senior year.
Mixed Heritage Is Finding A Point of View
Exploring the mixed ethnicity point of view in 2022. How has ongoing racial tensions effected those in the middle who represent a melting pot of American identity.