biracial


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biracial

adjective Referring to a person born to parents of two different racial heritages—e.g., Asian, Black or White.
noun A person of mixed racial heritage.
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Earlier studies concluded that biracial children were confused about their identity due to their lack of ability to connect completely to either of their heritages (Brandell, 1988; Gibbs, 1987; Herring, 1992).
They had manipulated relations with both sides by using biracial rhetoric and captivated the hearts and minds of a few elite planters.
Specifically, the highest prevalence by race was found in females aged 15-17 years who were African American (525 per 100,000) and biracial (253 per 100,000).
Early in 1954, she gave birth to biracial twins, sending her husband into a fit of rage.
So why are biracial models gaining popularity here?
Tall, dark and handsome, El Sharif says being biracial has made him "proud of who I am and what I can be".
Reactions to Rose's biracial child become a lens to examine post-Civil War bitterness, as well as the role of women and society in the mountain states.
His social media accounts flood with messages from other biracial young people living in Korea who say he's given them confidence.
In her interview with Vanity Fair, she also hinted at the abuse she has suffered over being biracial, saying it was "challenging" at times.
In her interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Meghan also hinted at the abuse she has suffered over being biracial saying it was "challenging" at times.
Sophie is also biracial, and this adds to her challenges as she encounters racial prejudice and struggles that go beyond her home world.
Perhaps that's no surprise, given that she--like her equally light-skinned, dreadlocked fiance, Khalil, whom she met at Stanford in the early 1990s--is biracial. They are two of society's "New People," children born to mixed-race couples in the late '60s and early '70s, offspring she calls "the progeny of the Renaissance of Interracial Unions."