Literature

Mixed-Race & Belonging

“Understanding Mixed-Race, Ethnic Minority Young People’s Conceptualization of Belonging” Looking for Participants I am looking to interview mixed-race, ethnic-minority young British people about their conceptualization of belonging now and in childhood. Interviews will last about one hour! Eligibility Requirements: Ages 17-26 Living in the United Kingdom Identifies as mixed-race and non-white (e.g. Black Caribbean and …

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Transracial Adoption: What’s the problem?*

When Transracial Adoption Fails – Paul Girard Egbers-Kane writes about his experience of being adopted transracially. I won’t sugar-coat it, most transracial adoptees claim their adoption was the best thing that happened to them; they were well loved and cared for and they have no interest in finding their birth family. Then there are TRAs …

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‘Awakening’ – A Poem

‘Euanca’, published by Empress Royale in 2021, is a book of poetry from new author, E. A. Clarke-Akallanne. Her hair grew in spirals, but she did not know it, Because from childhood it was straightened every little bit. This was first done with a metal comb heated on hot coals, and moisturized with Vaseline oils. …

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MIXED UP IN LOVE

Mixed Up in Love is a new report released from dating app Inner Circle, in collaboration with the authors of MIXED UP: Confessions of an Interracial Couple. The report takes a closer look at some of the challenges and themes behind British people’s behaviours when it comes to interracial dating and relationships and reveals half (49%) of Brits still fear …

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Mixed Race and Racism

The Psychological Effects of Racism – Presented by Ivan Ward, April 2021Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust YouTube Channel In his highly personal presentation from April 2021, Ivan Ward uses his own experience and that of others to show how psychoanalytic theories can help us understand the significant psychological effects of ‘low-level’ everyday racism in …

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