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Zoom COLORLINES: “Billboards are everywhere in New York City. They’re on subway trains and in stations, and on top of and inside taxis. But few, if any, have been anything like a series of anonymous billboards that have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a delcaration: that racism still exists.”

COLORLINES: “Billboards are everywhere in New York City. They’re on subway trains and in stations, and on top of and inside taxis. But few, if any, have been anything like a series of anonymous billboards that have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a delcaration: that racism still exists.”

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Fabian Romero: for people of color, please forgive yourself for internalized racism....

fabianromero:

for people of color, please forgive yourself for internalized racism. it was never your fault to be given messages about inferiority. use this opportunity of awareness and practice compassion. you have the skills to help another person of color love themselves too. be gentle with them, understand…

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Zoom So excited for the Critical Mixed Race Conference!! #CMRS 2012
CMRS 2012 Program Now Available
Nov 1-4, 2012 DePaul University hosts the 2nd Biennial Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference “What Is Critical Mixed Race Studies?” and for Mixed Roots Midwest Nov 1-3, 2012.

So excited for the Critical Mixed Race Conference!! #CMRS 2012

CMRS 2012 Program Now Available

Nov 1-4, 2012 DePaul University hosts the 2nd Biennial Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference “What Is Critical Mixed Race Studies?” and for Mixed Roots Midwest Nov 1-3, 2012.

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For Harriet: An Open Letter To Zoe Saldana: On The Hollywood Machine and Artist Responsibility
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Stopped-and-Frisked: ”For Being a Mutt” [VIDEO]

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I did not have the luxury of forgetting. For in order to forget, one must first remember. Instead my early past was simply erased from my young memory by those who rewrote my history to protect, to move on, to survive. In that way my story is no different than the countless mythologies created as people leave homes and re-fashion new identities —always moving, surviving, leaving behind imprints and shadows of their private truths and hazy fictions as they go.
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Zoom The stories of these early working-class migrants vividly contrast with our typical understanding of immigration. Vivek Bald’s meticulous reconstruction reveals a lost history of South Asian sojourning and life-making in the United States. At a time when Asian immigrants were vilified and criminalized, Bengali Muslims quietly became part of some of America’s most iconic neighborhoods of color, from Tremé in New Orleans to Detroit’s Black Bottom, from West Baltimore to Harlem.

The stories of these early working-class migrants vividly contrast with our typical understanding of immigration. Vivek Bald’s meticulous reconstruction reveals a lost history of South Asian sojourning and life-making in the United States. At a time when Asian immigrants were vilified and criminalized, Bengali Muslims quietly became part of some of America’s most iconic neighborhoods of color, from Tremé in New Orleans to Detroit’s Black Bottom, from West Baltimore to Harlem.

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clutchmag: "In Defense of Light-Skinned Women" by Demetria Lucas
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Zoom Shades of Black (The Flip Side of the ‘Zoe-Nina’ Debate)
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WHO GET'S TO BE 'MIXED RACE'? Racialicious article
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