Biracial and Multiracial
"For all my daydreaming of my child, there was one constant: I knew she would be brown-skinned like me."
Through my hair journey from childhood to adulthood, I was able to shift from culturally curious, to culturally confident.
"How do we begin to mend not only the things that I have experienced but the entire 400 years of intergenerational trauma I have inherited?"
Here's some expert-backed advice to guide conversations about racism in multiracial families.
"The many ways I chose to wear my hair had everything to do with my navigating my racial identity as a mixed girl struggling to find where she fit in."
Leslie Wiser founded Radical Family Farms to explore her own biracial identity. What she didn’t expect was that the farm would become a pillar of community for other Asian Americans who had a similar longing in their lives.
Leslie Wiser founded Radical Family Farms to explore her own biracial identity. She wanted to provide a space to grow the Asian and German heritage vegetables that her grandparents missed when they moved to America. What she didn’t expect was that the farm would become a pillar of community for other Asian-Americans who had a similar longing in their lives.
There are a billion legitimate ways to start a conversation that don’t involve exoticizing and othering a complete stranger.
Here's how these women with Eurocentric beauty features raised multiracial children.
My husband and I have been able to help our kids not only see differences, but most importantly, celebrate them.