biracial

Franchesca Ramsey Breaks Down Why People Should ‘Stop Fetishizing Mixed Children’

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Let’s face it, some people in our society still subscribe to the notion that when it comes to people, light (and white) is right. Whether it’s rappers who wax poetic about “red bones” or the media constantly relying on light skin and biracial models and actors,...

Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Confirms He Is Indeed Biracial

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Black Lives Matter activist and blogger Shaun King finally spoke out about the controversy surrounding his race via a post on DailyKos. “The reports about my race, about my past, and about the pain I’ve endured are all lies,” wrote King. “I refuse to speak...

How A Black Father Fought To Stop Girlfriend & Her Racist Parents From Giving Biracial Daughter Up For Adoption

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A Black South Carolina man found himself in the battle of his life last year as he fought to keep his girlfriend from giving their baby up for adoption at the request of her parents, who refused to accept the child because she’s biracial. According...

Miyamoto Eriana Is Japan’s First Afro-Asian Chosen as the Representative for the Miss Universe Pageant

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Miyamoto Eriana was born to a Black father and Japanese mother and she never thought she’d actually win the spot to represent Japan in this year’s Miss Universe Pageant. Eriana, who was born and raised in Nagasaki, beat out 44 other contestants. “I thought ‘I...

Eve on Raising Biracial Kids: “I Want Them To Be Colorblind”

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Though Eve is back on the scene with a new album “Liplock,” she really never left the blogosphere due to her relationship with race car driver, Maximillion Cooper. Though she’s said “she can’t believe she’s with a white dude,” the rapper is head over heels for...