Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American

Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American Many of you wrote us inquiring about the following article: INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN AND INDIAN-MAN.  In particular, you asked about Francesca and her racial identity.  After reading the bonus section, you noticed that she solely identified as an African-American woman when she is African-American …

THE POWER OF LOVE-A MULTIRACIAL FAMILY’S JOURNEY TO TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION

THE POWER OF LOVE-A MULTIRACIAL FAMILY’S JOURNEY TO TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION Tell us about you and your family My name is Ruby and I’ve been married to my husband Nate for 5.5 years.  We have two kids:  Jevani and Lavinia.  I come from an Indian background, Nate is Caucasian, Jevani is our biological son, and Lavinia …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: HINDU WOMAN AND JEWISH MAN

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: HINDU WOMAN AND JEWISH MAN   ABOUT US Hi!   Our names are Deepika and Arthur and we are a Hind-Jew couple.   We have been together for 7 years.  Deepika was born in West Africa to Indian parents, and grew up in São Paulo, Brazil.  Arthur, was born and raised in Connecticut …

7 Books For Multiracial Families By Multiracial Authors

7 BOOKS FOR MULTIRACIAL FAMILIES BY MULTIRACIAL AUTHORS The multiracial experience across the globe is a unique one. And it is not often that you come across books that have been written by multiracial authors that speak about what life is like as a mixed raced person.   Many of these books are narratives and …

THE REALITY OF BEING BIRACIAL: BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN/BLINDIAN

THE REALITY OF BEING BIRACIAL:  BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN/BLINDIAN An Interview with Sitara Abbas “One’s eyes serve as the windows to the world and one’s mind serves as the curtains to the windows. To be able to abdicate one’s biases and prejudices, emerging and embracing the beauty of what may not be akin, is to …

20 AMAZING MULTICULTURAL DIWALI GIFT IDEAS

This post is part of the annual Diwali for Kids blog hop from Multicultural Kid Blogs! See the posts below for great ideas on celebrating Diwali with children. You can find even more ideas from last year’s series and on our Diwali Pinterest board:   Ketchup Moms on Multicultural Kid Blogs Kid World Citizen Creative …

LOVE FAMILY BOOK REVIEW: CUSTOMIZABLE MULTIRACIAL FAMILY BOOK

LOVE FAMILY BOOK REVIEW Book Review: Love Family Author: Nora Barrett Cooper, Illustrations: Joelle Nelson Book Publishing Company: Loving Lion Books What if you could customize the main characters in a book for your daughter(s)?  A book that will become a family keepsake and that you could joyfully add to your family library of books?  …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: POLISH WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: POLISH WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN AKA POLINDI DIARIES   HOW WE MET Hi, we are Justyna and Abhi aka Polindi Diaries. Polindi Diaries came about because I am Polish and my husband is Indian.  We met online February 2016 via an online dating app called OkCupid. We both logged on there not to look for big love, …

FATHERHOOD: I WANTED A SON BUT WE HAD A DAUGHTER…

FATHERHOOD: I WANTED A SON BUT WE HAD A DAUGHTER   DEEPLY ROOTED CULTURAL BELIEFS Growing up, as person of Indian decent it is ingrained in you that when it comes to having a child having a boy is better than having a girl.  The context for this line of reasoning is purely archaic and comes from …