'What are you?' A question I get asked every week of my life, often every day. 'Well,' I say, as I begin the verbal dance I know all too well. 'I'm an actress, a writer, the Editor-in-Chief of my lifestyle brand The Tig, a pretty good cook and a firm believer in handwritten notes.' A mouthful, yes, but one that I feel paints a pretty solid picture of who I am. But here's what happens: they smile and nod politely, maybe even chuckle, before getting to their point, 'Right, but [...]
The title of the new podcast,"Other: Mixed Race in America" by The Washington Post is offensive. Multiracial people are not "other." We won't be listening, but if you choose to, it launches May 1 and is hosted by "social media producer" Alex Laughlin.