A variety of writers give
us their views on the mixed-race experience, living with adoption and
the ups and downs of mixed-race relationships. If you've got a story
you want us to feature why not drop us an email by clicking here and
we'll try to include it.
The Mixed-Race Families OF Limehouse
'I think people thought they knew what Limehouse was like from the films – but that was all rubbish.' more...
Tupac And My Non-Thug Life
Tupac's music, while full of social commentary, probably wasn't made to be a treatise on racial identity. more...
A Day In My Skin
Coming to terms with my skin tone was not an easy task, but it was something that I knew I had to do in order to move forward with my life. more...
On Being Mixed
BBC Researcher Nicola Han says she's part of a growing and more visible mixed-race population in Britain. more...
Getting Teens Off The Sofa & Into Sport
If you’re concerned about your teen’s indolent ways, how can you persuade him/her to take up sport as a means to fitness? more...
When Kids Hate Sport - What To Do
‘I hate sport.’ ‘It’s so-o-o boring.’ If your child’s said this; don’t despair, there’s plenty that you can do. more...
Sport & Exercise As Part Of Pre-School Life
Tiger Woods was teeing off aged three, it’s never too early to encourage healthy activity in your child. more...
Seasonal Safety Tips: Celebrating Safely!
Accidents inevitably happen over Christmas and New Year but don't panic we’ve got a few simple seasonal safety tips. more...
Get Your Kids Eating Like Gold Medalists
If your children want to stand on top of the Olympic podium remind them that diet is an important part of training. more...
Aghast At Allergies?
Had it with allergies? Over the last few decades, there's been a fourfold increase in cases of children suffering from allergies. more...
Six of the Best: Unusual Christmas Traditions
Fermented auks and setting the table for ghosts... just a few unusual Christmas customs from around the world. more...
Seasonal Safety: Treacherous Trees & More!
Don't trip over the tinsel! It's important to be safe but unnecessary to be paranoid about Christmas safety. more...
Taming Those Curls
It took Natalie Ambersley ten years to fall in love with her hair, now she wouldn't swap her 'natural bounce' for anything. more.
Comfortable In My Own Skin
Being of 'mixed-race' keeps me enough of an outsider that I almost feel above the racial fray on most occasions. more...
Next time Call Me Mixed-Race!
Donah Sibanda, tells us why she considers herself 'a very lucky human.' more...
The Sandra Laing Story
‘My father was furious because I married a black man. He threatened to shoot first me then himself if I ever put my foot over his threshold again.’ more...
Don't Be Black On My Account
As the mother of two young mixed-race children, author Debra J. Dickerson is finding some of their questions a little difficult to answer. more...
I Am Mixed, What’s Your Tradition?
Colette Kabeya gives us her take on being the daughter of German and Congolese parents. Click here to read more.
Footballers Get A Word In
Mixed-race footballers give us their views on trying to fit into a very black and white sport. One that's not ready for those who don't fit into one box or the other. more...
Time To Stop
How those who work in the world of football view the use of the derogatory term half caste and why we need to stop using it. more...
The Best thing In The World
Oona King talks about the difficulties of overseas adoption and life with her newly adopted son Ilya. more...
That Your Kid?
Jon Lewis-Katz gives us a short excursion into life
as one-half of the one and a half black kids in his neighbourhood. more...
Big Chance Leaves Me Uneasy
Tricia Capistrano asks 'If I use my son's fair-skinned
good looks to pay for his education, am I being savvy or just selling out?' more...
Taboo That Gave Me Life
I've been free to date and marry as I pleased. I only
wish my parents had been given the same choice. more...
We Forget The Other Holocaust Victims
Not all the victims of the Nazis were Jewish. Black
and mixed-race people also suffered. Thanks to A. Tolbert, III for this
informative piece. more...
Wicomb A Writer Of Rare Brilliance
Zoe Wicomb gave this rare interview to David Robinson
and gives us a glimpse of life as a mixed-race person under apartheid. more...
V Virginia - The Legal Fight To Be Together
It used to be illegal in the U.S. to marry someone
from another race. A couple from Virginia were determined to change that. more...
Adoptees & Adopters Give Us Their Views.
We all have an opinion on transracial adotion but what do those who've been
adopted and those who've adopted have to say about it. more...
If I Could Have A Minute Of Your Time
'Tissue type is ethno-geographically determined, inherited like eye or hair
colour. A patient's best chance of finding a genetic match lies with those
of similar ethnic ancestry.' more...
'I've heard derogatory comments from women of other cultures, but to keep myself
from dating a person just because it makes someone else upset or uncomfortable
is absurd.' more...
Challenging The Concepts Of Race
'I, as a person commonly termed, 'mixed-race', am a living,
fully human challenge to the concept of race. I personally feel the tensions
that Britain as a country is facing at present.' more...
Halle Berry Has Nothing On This Mix
'Unfortunately, your innocent mother-daughter love is
easily mistaken for a 'creepy sugar momma and her young misguided brown girl'
lesbian fling' more...
Modern Identity Is Not All Black Or White
Raphael Mozades hopes for a more sophisticated understanding
of ethnicity. Click here to
Let Them Eat Cake
Emilie Forst says there is only one kind of human, and
it is the kind that aches when it feels lonely. Read more by clicking here
What's In A Name?
Think you know all the terms for mixed-race people? Our
glossary of mixed-race terminology might surprise you. Click
here to read more.