interesting people of mixed races #mixed race #biracial
Drake..Atlanta Black Star: "In response to a question about his racial identity from The Village Voice, Toronto-born rap star Drake said he is mixed, and it comes with extra benefits. “I think Canada’s very accepting,” he said.”But at the same time, I get a lot of love everywhere in the world for just being diverse, instead of just being straight out [one thing]. I’m all mixed up and people embrace that.”
Steven Riley is the creator of MixedRaceStudies.org which is a non-commercial website that provides a gateway to contemporary interdisciplinary English language scholarship about the relevant issues surrounding the topic of multiracialism. At present, the site contains +6,000 posts which consists of links to +3,300 articles; +1,000 books; nearly 600 dissertation, papers and reports; nearly 300 multimedia items; +300 excerpts and quotes, +100 course offerings; etc.
These three girls were part of a group of 8 former slaves sent to the North on a publicity tour to raise sympathy against slavery. One of the major reasons for the great success of this campaign was that four of the children were of mixed race.....but looked white. So much so that the Harper's Weekly ran a story on them titled" "Emancipated Slaves: White and Colored