mixed race

I Lied About My Ethnicity to Fit in at School

I love being mixed race, I tan with ease and never suffer sunburn. I am a combination of two completely different cultures. My ‘foreign side’ will always make for good conversation and I don’t have much trouble matching eye shadow and lipstick shades to my skin. I wouldn’t consider myself …

Mixed Race Children and the Violence of the British Empire

Trigger Warning: This piece discusses racism and the oppression of people of colour, and mixed race children in particular. — BBC 3 recently published a video entitled ‘Things Not To Say To Someone Of Mixed Race,’ as part of their series in which minorities discuss uncomfortable comments they often hear. In …