Mixed Race Matters

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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PIH 50th Anniversary 2022

“Are you part of a multi-cultural family?” – Breaking down barriers and building “Harmony” Carol Kayira, a young white mother of two mixed race children, struggled to find resources and information to meet the cultural and identity needs of her children whose father was Black African. Carol’s personal experience was that mixed race children are …

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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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Being Mixed Race

A People in Harmony Seminar, London UK. This annual event by the UK Mixed Race Charity, People in Harmony, was held at Bethnal Green, London in the Autumn of 2015. “Being Mixed Race: Stories & Experiences from Mixed Race People and Families” was the theme for the day with attendees meeting up from around the …

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Growing up Mixed Race in England

Mixed Race Matters: Mixed Race people talk about their experiences BBC – Black Lives Matter: Mixed-race people share their stories Mixed-race people are the fastest growing ethnic group, according to the last census. But what’s it like growing up mixed-race in England and what impact has the Black Lives Matter movement had? Parents and young …

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Mixed Race Matters talk in Families

Mixed Women Explain Why Talking About Race With Their Families Matters In an article from UNBOTHERED UK, written by Aliyah Miller, four mixed race women talk about their different experiences and perspectives of being mixed. Sami, 21, appreciates having two cultures in her life. Her father is Jewish and her mother Jamaican. Alamay, 19, has …

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