I Am Mixed Race

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    My father's born in South Africa whilst my mum

    is Welsh. They both moved to England and met each other then I happened after a few years. After that my 2 sisters came along then my brother
    LexxyGirl LexxyGirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2015
    Woofmow Woofmow
    16-17, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    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

    My hair doesn't define my femininity

    for me. It's been many lengths and colors. It does however define my whiteness. And I wrote a whole book on this basically and then my laptop boinked out on me. So before somebody jumps down my throat I don't hate my black side. I hate that I feel like I've never been able to...
    destmiekiella destmiekiella
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    I'm Black/Creole and Italian mixed.

    But I was born in America.
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2016
    18-21, M
    Nov 2, 2015

    There's nothing better

    than being mixed, you live the best of both cultures and open your mind to greater things. Embrace it
    18-21, M
    Mar 21, 2016

    I am Multinese, I have two tri-racial parents

    with black, white, indian heritage, I have French indian irish ancestry, my dad is black white and amerindian, my mom is black French amerindian irish French Cajun creole, and others, I am a MGM, And A Multinese Barbie!;)multinese heritage, multinese ancestry, multinese...
    QueenRoyaltyMaraj QueenRoyaltyMaraj
    18-21, F
    Sep 22, 2015
    TrueLondon TrueLondon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    Yugoslavian (probably Macedonian

    after research of the standard heights of Yugoslav ethnicities), Romanian and Bulgarian. I am a Balkan soup!
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

    My mother is Croatian

    and my father is Macedonian and I was born in Australia :)
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2015

    Everyone loves a mixed chick (;I'm mixed with

    black on my moms side & my dad is white. I love being mixed because I get to experience my moms side of the family's culture as well as my dads. I think mixing of races is a good thing & they usually have cool/exotic looking babies :) It's always nice seeing a interracial couple...
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses May 26, 2015

    It hasn't occurred to me

    until recently that I am different. Random strangers asking me what my origins are, to placing me into a racial box. I never understood that. I guess it's because I see myself as a person and not (said ethnicity here). In addition, I am Hispanic (puerto rican and Cuban). When...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    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, 2014

    I am part Jamaican, German,

    South African, English and Irish. I could not be more proud!
    femketje femketje
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2014
    SIP94 SIP94
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 6, 2015

    I'm African American,

    Caucasian, Italian, Irish, and Indian and proud of it ??
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2015

    look...i've never posted an experience here

    but right now I'm really pissed and by really I mran I'm F*UCKING pissed. Really what is it with people asking me if I'm mixed, what am I, what are my parents,Hello!! human here do i look like a freakin unicorn or what??? the thing is am half german-thai my dad's german and my...
    Theflowerfrog Theflowerfrog
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2015
    FloatyAquarius FloatyAquarius
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2015

    Funny how so many people will not

    even list one race in their laundry list of nationalities, continents, ethnicities, cultures and skin colors lol. I mean, the group is titled "I am mixed 'race'l".
    TheStomachCreeper TheStomachCreeper
    22-25, M
    Mar 3, 2016

    My mom was Chinese n my dad 100% British.

    n I don't know which one I should choose to put in this form!!
    foodloverpeople foodloverpeople
    18-21, M
    Dec 22, 2015

    My mother is Nigerian,

    Creole, and Filipino. My dad is African American, French, Irish, and Native American (Cherokee). I have dark skin, decently long hair, and small eyes, so a lot of people say I look just black and Asian.
    Cuber4life Cuber4life
    18-21, T
    Sep 23, 2015
    savagee savagee
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 26, 2014

    I love that people can't tell what race I am.

    It's so fun listening to all the guesses and races people think I am πŸ™ŠπŸ˜‹
    BeautifullyBrokenAngel BeautifullyBrokenAngel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2016
    sirnatural sirnatural
    41-45, M
    Feb 2, 2016

    My mother is full Mexican American,

    my dad is full African American..
    valerietarrina valerietarrina
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    Proud Chinese-Indonesian here.

    My mom's half Chinese-Indo either and my dad's Chinese. But I speak no ChineseπŸ˜‚πŸ‘²πŸ»
    escede escede
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015
    angelmilk angelmilk
    26-30, F
    38 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    I'm mixed (black and white).

    I have native American and german in me as well. Some guy told me I was pretty typical. I don't think so. I think everyone unique in some way. We don't all look and act the same.
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2015
    dre07 dre07
    22-25, M
    Jul 3, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Aug 30, 2014

    My mom is black, Sicilian

    and Irish My ***** donor is Italian
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    I am half Chinese and half Arabic.

    Ive gotten everything from Spanish, Brazilian, Aboriginal, Vietnamese, but never either of what I actually am lol.
    TheManWithoutFear TheManWithoutFear
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 15, 2016


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

    I'm mostly Chinese, but am also English.

    Most of my Chinese blood is from my mother, and my father's grandmother was Chinese, so though I look mostly Chinese, I don't speak Chinese or anything, but I do like the culture very much. Well, the historic culture, anyway :b I like wearing Chinese-influenced clothing...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2015

    I am mixed. Mom is white (german)

    and native american, and my dad is black and native american. I love being mixed. I get "the look" sometimes from white and black people. Some people just cant accept mixed race people. But I don't really care. What annoys me the most is when people wanna touch my hair because...
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2016

    My mother is Asian, Irish,

    Greek, Turkish and African American. My dad is African American and American Indain.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 26, 2015

    I am Hapa. I am of Irish,

    English, Scottish, Russian, Croatian, Hawaiian, Filipino, Spanish heritage. My father is white: western mixed with Eastern European My mother is asian/hispanic My mom was born and raised in Hawaii, and my grandma still lives there. I have really fond, sunny memories of...
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2015

    Black and quarter German here :) i wasn't aware

    that i was racially mixed till i was 5 years old when my Caucasian grandma came to visit from France to Quebec City. Now i live in Ottawa :) My mom is Angolan and Afro-Trini My late dad was Congolese, German,Belgian and distant Portuguese :p
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015

    I'm black/Jamaican and English

    but born in Canada
    nanna113 nanna113
    18-21, F
    Jan 29, 2016

    I am quite the mix. Born an American.

    My Mother is from the Philippines. Her mother is Filipino and her father is Chinese. My Father is from New York. His mother is mixed Puerto Rican & French and his dad is Lebanese. I look the most different among my siblings. I am proud of who I am and can say I have obtained the...
    LookWhosAwesome LookWhosAwesome
    31-35, F
    Jan 14, 2016

    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
    4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

    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, 2014

    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
    11 Responses Mar 9, 2013

    i am half pakistani as well

    as scandinavian
    naama987 naama987
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    Everyone of yall should know

    that "What are you?" question. I'm mixed with so many things I hate telling people. I always say I'm either white or asian or Eurasian. When ppl first meet me and I see a puzzled look on their face I'm like "here we go again". Lol. I'm 1/4 Japanese 1/4 korean 1/8 Brazilian...
    Livcoxox Livcoxox
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    I am 50% Filipino and 50% black.

    I'm also left-handed and I have big curly hair. :) Random facts of the night.
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2014

    I love being mixed but it comes with problems.

    For example you get questions such as "how did your parents even get attracted to each other?" and "doesn't it make you feel weird that your parents look nothing like you?" from ignorant people. you get people telling you "you think you're cute/better because you're mixed" and...
    dioptase13 dioptase13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    My mother is black (Africa)

    and my father is Spanish (Spain). You could say I got the best or worst of both worlds.
    MochaBi MochaBi
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 19, 2015

    Part Mexican part Greek part Romanian part

    Filipina lol what else is left on earth lol
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2016

    My mother is Japanese,

    and my father is very mixed. He's a variety of French, Italian, British, and Swiss. Most of my friends are either mixed, or come from different backgrounds because I have difficulties fitting in with the Caucasian group because I'm not white enough, and I don't fit in with the...
    XDiamondEyeX XDiamondEyeX
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    I'm mixed my mom is white

    and my dad is black
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    Mother is Congolese mixed with Angola

    and Ghana. Father is French and German. I am yellow skinned with multitexture brown-reddish hair, curly soft curls to kinky coily curls. I love my heritage. I want to bring my future kids within my Congolese-French culture while visiting with them Germany and one day the...
    nanaddict78 nanaddict78
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2014

    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

    When I was younger I used to not like the fact

    I was half black because for a long time I didn't like my hair and thought I would feel more attractive If it was straight . But now I feel a lot different about it and don't really care about my hair like I used to . But I was NEVER ashamed of being part black just to make that...
    kovykov kovykov
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    I am mixed race but white passing.

    My mother is Chinese and my father is Caucasian. However, I do not look Asian at all, unlike my brothers who look like there heritage. i feel like it invalidates my culture and people do not take me as seriously as others because I do not look Asian. Help?
    cdbvsw cdbvsw
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2015
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