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"You're Not Really Mexican, Are You?" ABOUT THE PROJECT. Searching for the Secret Island of Black Queer Mixed Femmes. After I moved to Canada from Trinidad as a little girl, I was brought into a really unstable abusive home, which pushed me to move around a lot.

Searching for the Secret Island of Black Queer Mixed Femmes

Violence and the movement it brings are in my blood. I am a product of the legacy of colonization, which has remade countries and borders and families. Indentured workers brought from India to Trinidad laid the foundation for my grandfather’s arrival. A savage genocide waged against the Arawak people had mi abuela speaking in hushed tones when she talked of her past and a paternal grandfather from Scotland called ‘massa’ by even my paternal grandmother, an enslaved African womyn hailing from Dominica. Coming Out as Biracial — Human Parts. A few months ago, I not-so-subtly asserted myself as biracial while having dinner with a new coworker.

Coming Out as Biracial — Human Parts

“I’m a Capricorn,” she’d said. “Yeah…my mom’s black,” I responded (not verbatim, but the exchange was similar). Whoa. What? Quadruple Consciousness by Lauren Dunn - [Hana] How do we traverse the often difficult, complex and painful realities of our many political identities?

Quadruple Consciousness by Lauren Dunn -

How do we sift through and make sense of our experiences that come as a consequence of structural systems of domination, that render us on the edge or margins in deeply political and personal ways? How do we own them and make room for healing, for all of ourselves? Today Lauren Dunn talks about working through her identities as a mixed-race queer woman and creating room to know and love herself. I have never been one to look at the world simplistically. That is not to say, that the opportunities presented to me throughout shifting environments, peers and family members were not presented in a merely “black” and “white” fashion. My home life as a child can be described as what many would categorize as unstable. Once my father moved out, I was the sole body with comparatively deep shades of melanin in the household. I have never felt fully accepted in any particular space. The Mixedfolks.com Library  We Are the 15 Percent. Loving v. Virginia. Argument of Philip J.

Loving v. Virginia

Hirschkop Chief Justice Earl Warren: Number 395, Richard Perry Loving, et al., Appellants, versus Virginia. Mr. Hirschkop. Mr. I'm Bernard S. I would like to move the admission of Mr. He's a member of the Bar of Virginia. Chief Justice Earl Warren: Your motion is granted. Mr. Mr. Mr. We will divide the argument. Accordingly, I will handle the Equal Protection argument as we view it and Mr. You have before you today what we consider the most odious of the segregation laws and the slavery laws and our view of this law, we hope to clearly show is that this is a slavery law. We referred to the law itself -- oh at first, I'd like to bring the Court's attention, there are some discrepancy in the briefs between us and the common law especially as to which laws are in essence. 20-58 is the evasion section under which this case particularly arose which makes it a criminal act to people who go outside the State to avoid the laws of Virginia to get married.

Justice John M. Mr. Children's And Young Adult Books With Interracial Themes. Introduction Multi-racial families, created by biology or adoption, have no doubt been around since some of the earliest travelers set out to meet and explore, to war and conquer, to learn and love.

Children's And Young Adult Books With Interracial Themes

Yet it wasn't until 1967, the year I was born, that laws against mixed race marriages were struck down by the United States Supreme Court. Today, at least two million American children are of mixed racial descent, and mixed-race marriages are on the rise. According to a 1996 article in the Seattle Times, the number of interracial couples has jumped by 275 percent since 1970 (compare to 16 percent increase in the number of same-race couples during same time period).

Mixed Race Studies » Amina Chaudhri. Stories of Multiracial Experiences in Literature for Children, Ages 9–14 Children’s Literature in EducationDecember 2013, Volume 44, Issue 4 pages 359-376 DOI: 10.1007/s10583-013-9196-5 Amina Chaudhri, Assistant Professor of Teacher EducationNortheastern Illinois University, Chicago William H.

Mixed Race Studies » Amina Chaudhri

Teale, Professor of Literacy, Language and CultureUniversity of Illinois, Chicago This study analyzed 90 realistic novels written and published in the United States between the years 2000 and 2010 and featuring mixed race characters. Mixed Heritage Center - Home. Mixed Race Studies. Chinese Cubans: A transnational history by Kathleen Lopez (review) [Roopnarine] Journal of Colonialism and Colonial HistoryVolume 15, Number 1, Spring 2014 DOI: 10.1353/cch.2014.0018 Lomarsh Roopnarine, Associate Professor of Latin American and Caribbean HistoryJackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi López, Kathleen, Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013) Without a doubt, the literature on Cuba since the mid-nineteenth century to contemporary times has primarily focused on Cuban wars of independence, the abolition of slavery, the United States of America’s involvement and domination and Fidel Castro’s revolution and socialism.

Mixed Race Studies

Spanish Whites, Black Africans and Mulattos have been the main ethnic groups discussed. López divides her book into three neat sections. The strength of this book lies…