Biracial women say Meghan is proof racism and privilege coexist By Samantha Chery The Washington Post February 18, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. EST Since she was a child, Lo Silver has been repeatedly asked: What are you? After explaining that she is biracial, with one White and one Black parent, Silver says she is still sometimes met with incredulity. “You’re Black?” they respond. After George Floyd’s 2020 murder, she decided to be even more upfront: “[yea...i’m black],” she emblazoned on shirts she designed. “It’s a conversation starter. It’s a [...]
This article appeared in The Washington Post today. Multiracial Americans could represent America’s future, some say While still a relatively small part of the population, more Americans than ever identify as multiracial, according to the census Steve Majors, in Takoma Park, Md., who is half-Black and half-White, grew up in an all-Black household but is often perceived as White. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) By Silvia Foster-Frau , Ted Mellnik and Adrian Blanco Today at 8:00 a.m. EDT Tony Luna was once again being asked to choose one of his racial identities [...]
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.