I Love Being Black And Indian But Sometimes I Feel Imposter Syndrome Being Only “Half”

I Love Being Black And Indian But Sometimes I Feel Imposter Syndrome Being Only “Half” About Vina Smith-Ramakrishnan is African American and Indian. Her dad is African American, and he was born and raised in the United States. Her mom is Indian, and she’s from Tamil Nadu, India. Vina grew up in upstate New York, …

Discovering I’m Biracial

  Discovering I’m Biracial My Persian Father’s Family Disapproved Of His Marriage To My South Asian Mother About Madalena, aka Madhu, is 18 years old, and she is Indian/South Asian and Persian. Her mother’s family is Rajasthani and Goan, and her father’s family is Persian. She was born and raised in Portugal, most specifically in …

Identity Crisis-Learning To Embrace Being Mixed

Identity Crisis Learning To Embrace Being Mixed About Meet Bree. She is an MPH student in New York. Her ethnic background is African American and Indian (Hyderabadi). Realizing She Is Biracial Bree realized she was biracial in the 5th grade. That may sound pretty late for someone to learn. However, she recalls going to school …

I’ve Faced Rejection My Entire Life As A Black And Indian Woman And Now Kamala Harris Is The Vice President-Elect

I’ve Faced Rejection My Entire Life As A Black And Indian Woman And Now Kamala Harris Is The Vice President-Elect  By Shaniah Gupta Edited by Nikita Gupta (Growing Up Gupta) I’ve been trying to find the words to perfectly encapsulate what Kamala Harris becoming the Vice President-elect means to me. What this monumental moment signifies …

When Two Worlds Collide. Yes, I Am Latina And I Am Desi!

  When Two Worlds Collide. Yes, I Am Latina And I Am Desi! “The biggest struggle that I’ve faced is that people have repeatedly told me that I am not enough. In the Desi community, I have been constantly reminded that I am “the mixed” child.” An Interview On The Journey Of Being A Mixed …

3 MUST-KNOW TIPS FOR RAISING A MULTI-RACIAL/MULTI-CULTURAL CHILD

PART II OF LATHA AND ADRIAN’S STORY-PARENTING This is part two of Latha and Adrian’s story.  Missed part 1–their incredible love story? Check it out here! LATHA AND ADRIAN’S TAKE ON MULTI-RACIAL/MULTI-CULTURAL PARENTING Latha is Indian and Adrian is African-American and Jewish.  They have been married for over 20 years and have 1 daughter Nicolette.  …