Literature

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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Mixed Race & Colourism

I’M A MIXED-RACE GIRL IN A COLOURIST WORLD by Emma Taonga, Mixed-Race Public Health Researcher and Writer “The black experience is not my story to tell. I have my own, there is room at the table for both the black and mixed-race experience.” “They [the media] do not capture the nuance on being a mixed-race …

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Growing up Mixed Race in the UK

‘In school I was always this bridge between ‘real Black people’ and white people‘ Ngaio Anyia is a musician, writer, inclusion consultant and force of nature. One of the people behind the Black Lives Matters march in Bristol, she has spent her life campaigning for inclusion. ‘As a mixed race person I didn’t know where …

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“Breaking Stereotypes With Data” PIH Research Report

A report on Mixed Race Children and Families in the UK published by People in Harmony was launched at Bristol, Manchester and London.  “Breaking Stereotypes with Data” provides new insights into the pervasive nature of lingering stereotypes. Buy now £8.00 + £2.00 p&p…..

New Creatives – Where are you from

Sophie Gresswell’s film addresses the struggle to answer the inevitable question: ‘Where are you from?’ when you’re not quite sure. A young woman of mixed heritage searches for an answer by looking back over three generations of her family. Documents, family stories and of course the British staple of tea and biscuits help her figure …

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