On Coming Out as Biracial & Passing for White

coming out as biracial, biracial identity, passing for white

via medium.com: A few months ago, I not-so-subtly asserted myself as biracial while having dinner with a new coworker. “I’m a Capricorn,” she’d said. “Yeah…my mom’s black,” I responded (not verbatim, but the exchange was similar). Whoa. What? Immediately after I injected that part of my identity into the conversation, I had a Come-to-Jesus moment. […]

American Pride & White Supremacy

American Pride & White Supremacy Tonight while I was at the grocery store, I was searching for some good beef, the kind without all the trimmings that pretty much destroy the texture of beef altogether.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find any, but I did get an earful from a store clerk who wanted to […]

Study finds: White children are more negative about race

“White kids are far more negative about racial interactions than black kids.” I think most people have seen this to be true and there are plenty of studies to back up this statement.  The reality is…race is a problem for whites more than anyone else.  The discussion makes white communities so uncomfortable and that’s in […]

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” or “race”, and while we may believe that a biracial or light-skinned individual should still be […]