Mair's mixed race
half-brother Duane, 43, had no inkling of the future killer's extreme views.
Some young adult fiction about mixed race
protagonists features a different operation of power.
But then it's almost anti-climatic when you're saying 'well, I'm Canadian.' In this quote Ja, a research participant, explains how, in her daily interactions, people do not read her as "Canadian" because she is racialized as non-white, and that they in turn expect and demand an explanation of her difference from "mainstream" conceptions of who is "Canadian." Not being read or identified by others as "Canadian" was a common thread in semi-structured in-depth interviews I conducted with 19 young adults of mixed race
in a Western Canadian urban location over the course of a year.
Sure the mixed race
population are an integral part of the Birmingham community but they cannot be called "typical".
For Carton, religion formed the basis of all these different opinions: if mixed race
marriages were a means to further the Catholic cause on the one hand by the Portuguese, then among early English settlers, mixed marriage could be used to cement a Protestant community.
It's Not All Black and White is a book of essays, drawings, poems, and interviews about the struggle to find an identity while growing up mixed race
. The youth who have contributed come from modern mixed-race marriages, and, as such, they are not growing up "in communities with people who look like them and have common experience[s]"; instead, they must create their own identities outside or within the cultures they straddle.
In Representing Mixed Race
, Sara Salih approaches her topic, as she puts it, by "working against the contemporary academic grain, which has frequently sought to uncover and examine affect, inferiority, the psychic operations of racial identity, whether of the oppressor or the oppressed" (3).
The X Factor runner-up, whose father is Jamaican, said she was "obviously mixed race
" and "not trying to be anything I'm not".
Britannia Thursday, BBC2, 9pm BBC Two's current season of programmes is testament to the fact 'mixed race
' has become one of the country's fastest growing ethnic groups.
BRITANNIA BBC Two Wales, 9pm George Alagiah, right, charts how social factors and changing attitudes have altered our ideas about ethnicity.
Today, President Barack Obama, a man of mixed race
, resides in the White House as the politician with the highest profile in the world.
DAY (BRAZIL) 1450: Jack Cade, Irish-born physician, led an insurrection march of 40,000 through Kent to London to protest about laws of Henry VI.