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I Am Mixed Race

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    Half Dutch Half Indian Half South African

    My father - INDIAN ( Mumbai) white Indian with black hair my mother- DUTCH ( Amsterdam) but she was in DURBAN( SOUTH AFRICA) since her childhood... look wise white with blond hair i am white too but black hair with brown eyes.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    my mother is pilipina my father is mexican ,

    with one cuban grandparent . hello , hola .
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    dre07 dre07 18-21, M Jul 3

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    My mum, dad, siblings

    and I are all from Trapani, Sicily (a region in Italy), my parents are both half Sicilian and half Ghanaian.
    alecardarelli alecardarelli 13-15, M 2 Responses May 29

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    I am Native American,

    Mexican, Mizrahi Jewish, East Indian, Irish, German, and a little bit of Korean. I have been mistaken for Italian, Puerto Rican, half white and half Hispanic, or full East Indian.
    nessa3798 nessa3798 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Dont Fit In..

    To all of my mixed people out there: The root cause of our problem is we're trying to fit in. Obviously, we were not born to fit in ( you can tell by looking at us). What is fitting in? Being average, average is 70%, a "C." Below average is 69 and below; it's not wise to be...
    set4life87 set4life87 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    Ha Ha !

    So the other day I was just chilling out with my friends, and my one friend so innocently asked me: When are you going back to your home country? Just to find out where I was supposedly from, I played along. But apparently I'm from Saudi Arabia! Exotic man. Btw I'm from South...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    I'm black, Native American,

    white and creole.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response May 27

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    My father is Jamaican (grandpa)

    and Cuban (grandma), my mother is Irish American (grandma) and First Nations (Chippewa grandfather). I'm me. I'm all of these beautiful cultures in one body. I identify as being black. And that makes some people angry. However, in my opinion, it is your experiences with the...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    I am mixed with black

    and white. I have been call all kinds of names for being mixed.
    mrjohnson1993 mrjohnson1993 18-21, M 5 Responses May 31

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    I'm mixed white, black

    and Native American (: very proud of all three <3 offline, most people think I'm mixed white and Mexican lol. or they think I'm just Mexican.
    westsidechillin westsidechillin 16-17, F 18 Responses May 13

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    My dad's from Japan and my mom's from Uk .

    . What do you call that >.<
    DanielXav DanielXav 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 4

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    I'm Not Mixed But Many People Think I Am

    Both of my parents are African American but a lot of people think I'm mixed. It's kind of interesting. My skin is light brown and my hair becomes curly if I let it grow out for a long time. I usually get a hair cut twice a year--more if I have a job interview. :-) Racial...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    Part Asian and Part Black.

    So blackanese i guess? People get confused over my race all the time and think i'm Egyptian.
    666LexiBabe666 666LexiBabe666 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm a mixture of both Native american on

    both my mother and fathers side. I am obviously from african decent. My father is Louisiana creole. His mother is Native American And French.
    LunarBeam LunarBeam 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Racism Isn'T Just Toward'S Blacks

    I am 25% black, 25% Puerto Rican, and 50% Italian (so my skin color is a lot lighter bc I'm mostly Italian) and I'm proud to be mixed but other pple would discriminate me. I was told that I was a fake Puerto Rican just bc I didn't speak Spanish and that if I told pple I was...
    Loveonmemore Loveonmemore 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    Turkish&Greek&Bulgarian&Russian 👍 Mother's

    family from Bulgaria. Father's dad is Greek, mother Cherkess/Russian
    spacemonkeyea spacemonkeyea 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    I wish I was actually mixed,

    lawl. Croatian and English heritage mainly, but I have some French and Spanish apparently, which sounds cool. I could use a tan, lol.
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Mixed Race - A Heart And Mind Issue

    I am half Iranian. No one has any trouble with my appearance. It upsets me, however, that one mention of my country often stops a conversation or, worse still, gives rise to some of the horrible misconceptions about Islam and The Middle East that abound in The West. I love the...
    Samirah31 Samirah31 31-35, F 16 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    I am blasian !💓 black

    and Japanese. !
    savagee savagee 18-21, F 5 Responses May 26

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    I am Black( my dad) & Vietnamese(my mom) from

    South Vietnam. Born in the late 1960's. People would say I look more Philliphino. I am a unique individual person, in my own ways.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I Half African American And Half White But I

    Wish I Wasn't Is That Weird?
    TheMistake TheMistake 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I'M Of Many Mixed Races

    When I was little, I had no sense of different races. I just excepted people as they were, no matter what they looked like. I wish the world was as innocent as my mind was when I was a child... I was raised Hindu, so I grew up around a lot of Indians. I don't exactly look Indian...
    whisperingskies whisperingskies 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    I am Caucasian and Hispanic.

    People consider me only white because I don't speak fluent Spanish. My dad is fully Caucasian and my mom is fully Hispanic. People say I'm a disgrace to Hispanics because I don't speak any Spanish so I consider myself only Caucasian
    yesenia33 yesenia33 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Mixed-race

    I've learned to love that I'm mixed-race. I identify as mixed-race/multi-ethnic and I don't "pick one" race to identify as. If people cannot wrap their tiny heads around the fact that I am equally two different races, that's not my problem.
    devouringflames devouringflames 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    Indian, black, dutch,

    malay, Lord knows what else. Boy, it has been a journey coming to terms with my race and looks, but you know what? Such superficial things do not define me, I am happy to be who I am. And I hope I marry a completely opposite mixed race man and have such ridiculously mixed race...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    Black, White and Indo-Trinidadian.

    Nothings wrong with that!
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    A child of Earth. I am foremost Visigothic.

    My forebears were Catalan, Luxembourger, Tunisian, Bedouin, Greek, and Australian, and I am proud of my heritage. Being so many of these makes me predominantly Germanic despite my Arab looks. I am proud of my heritage. We French are a mixed race wonder of the planet.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Dec 8, 2013

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    I am half Japanese, part Latin,

    (Spanish, Mexican) Native American Indian, Portuguese, and French.
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Mixed

    I am of French/Irish/Hawaiian descent and I'm proud of who I am!!
    biggerthebetter biggerthebetter 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    "so, You're Black and What now?"

    Hello all: My name is Rodney and **takes deep breath** I'm mixed. I just recently started identifying as being MIXED (what a journey that was). To inform you, I'm Black and Indian (Native American). I had to include that because most of the time people think I'm Arab. I was...
    set4life87 set4life87 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    We Are Multinese

    Of the early mixed race groups from the 17th-19th centuries, I would have been referred to as a melungeon, which was tri-racial European, Native American and African. (I'm 1/2 Italian, 1/4 Cherokee and 1/4 Black) Other mixed race terms are creole, mestizo, metis and mulatto...
    buffalotus buffalotus 51-55, F 10 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    I am Filipino, Hispanic,

    and German. It's unique so I kinda like it I guess haha
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I am part Jamaican, German,

    South African, English and Irish. I could not be more proud!
    femketje femketje 22-25 5 Responses a week ago

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    I'm Filipino and Irish.

    People usually think I'm 'just' Asian or Latina. Being mixed race is a very unique experience. I think spending part of my childhood in a region that was not super ethnically diverse has allowed me to see race and ethnicity very differently than people who just identify with one...
    wanderingfaery wanderingfaery 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Knowing Myself

    As a child I was taught to believe I was Indian, but against they teachings, my ancetral calls rebelled as the colours of my skin deepened, enriching my lines with each call, each one calling me theirs, from the shape of my eyes, to the nasal structure to my cheeks (Well, my lack...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    I am Puertorican,Portuguese,

    and a little black ! My great grandpa came straight off the boat from Portugal and my mothers family is straight off the island. I love who I am.
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am Native American,

    French and African American. Many people dont believe me for my skin is light. I look like an average, stereotypical, white girl. My hair is the only way you can tell I have a little something extra in me. The curls are thick, a reddish brown and out of control. I have had many...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My name is Lily Thai

    and I could really use some help from other mixed people.I don't know what to do anymore.The therapy isn't helping and I just feel so alone.Im mainly Irish,German and black but I also have other mixes as well.my Irish mother raised me on her own with no help from my black father...
    Lilythai Lilythai 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Unsure-I was adopted to a Canadian couple

    who were Indian British and Scottish Kenyan. It was my sister they wanted to adopt,so my birth mother brought baby me up to Alberta from the US(our father was gone&she couldn't just leave me!) and stayed until she gave birth. There are pictures of her with me as a result ,but I...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm Me

    I'm kind of mixed (my mom is white and my dad was black/white mix). I look like a white guy. I have curly blonde hair and blue eyes. The only thing that might give away my race is my slighty fuller lips and my skin always has a slight tan to it and I will get caramel...
    Chad63 Chad63 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    I Just Love Mixed Jeans.

      On my father’s side, my grandmother is European Chezk republic or someplace and my grandfather is Maori, the wonders of the age of globalisation! On my mothers side, my grandmother is of English stock that sailed here in the 1800’s and my grandfather is some...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 7 Responses Jul 12, 2007

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    I am mexican and filipino :D

    although i only know english and spanish. But yeah :D
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    I am half African American on my mom's side

    and half Irish on my dad's. I have tan skin with long, curly, dark brown/red hair and brown eyes. I grew up around both sides of my family and was happy to be mixed. Don't get me wrong, I still am, but lately I feel like I can't really identify with either of my races because I...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I Am Asian And Latina

    My mom is Costa Rican and my dad is Japanese. Just two but its hard because i can't or don't want to be just one. I am proud to be both. I love each one separately and equally. When it comes to the cultural part I know the histories, i think lol, and I eat the food....well some...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Half black American(mama)

    and half Byelorussian(papa). Speak English, Byelorussian,and Russian(basically the same language). Hazel eyes,cafe au lait skin(old man wishes I was lighter),and dark wavy hair.
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 2 Responses May 27

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    I am black and white

    and proud of it! ^_^ although funny story my birth certificate actually says I'm Caucasian because in Missouri they go by the race of the mother if the father isn't present for the birth. My dad was deployed at the time, therefore I am legally white in all fifty states :D lol
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I am black and white

    and neither.
    ideluca ideluca 26-30, M Jul 8

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    I'm European on my moms side

    and Puerto Rican, Hawaiian and Filipino on my dad's side! I look super white and am naturally blonde, and my sister is brown with dark black hair. People never think were related and sometimes I feel guilty because I have white passing privilege don't feel like I belong in...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am Chinese and Persian,

    I somehow look more Persian than my father, who is half Persian, half Chinese. Does wonders for my racial identity.
    theWonderingOne theWonderingOne 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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