Because I’m mixed, people often can’t pinpoint what my background is. The confusion is amplified whenever Chinese New Year rolls around.
On Chinese New Year, we speak to Sne Aribam Sharma, a half-Indian half-Chinese makeup artist from Kolkata who talks about growing up mixed race.
Genevieve Gaignard explores the ways modern race shapes identities and realities in a new exhibition à la Cindy Sherman.
Genevieve Gaignard is a mixed race artist who uses her craft to navigate what it means to be black in America. And also, white.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case "Loving v. Virginia," which overturned bans on miscegenation, artist Leslie Barlow wanted to explore mixed-race identity in a positive, uplifting way.
How being labelled biracial ends up showing up the whole concept of race for what it is: an invention that doesn't really help to define people.
"I'm not sure why you're upset," said one teacher, after I was called a "chink." "You're basically white."
Out of the hundreds of conversations I've had on the app, about half of them have involved a man tokenizing me for my ethnicity.