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A traveling exhibit and lecture series about hair, beauty shop culture, race, and identity, by Candacy Taylor
How activists, bureaucrats, and media constructed a new American
via jamietheignorantamerican.tumblr.com
Intermarriage is playing a big role in changing some of our views of ethnicity - via Pew Research
Is modern race-photography celebrating the dismantling of race or...?
Will increased racial mixing finally and permanently redefine how we imagine our racial identities?
Personal essay about the history of mixed African and European ancestry
Jun 12
How does our belief in race affect our most intimate relationships?
Kids aren't colorblind! via Slate.com
On racial, ethnic, & gender slights & insults via The New York Times
A new book about a 19th c. mission school & interracial marriages via NPR
PSA by Singer/Songwriter Andromeda Turre via Huffington Post
African-American / Irish couples in 1870s NYC via The New York Times
Apr 24
Come talk about race, gender, sexuality and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers.
Recommendations from GrowingUpBlackxican.com
via Brooklyn Historical Society
From Octavia Butler to Harry Potter to new visionary fiction
Photos and report back from Muslim And...? event
Mar 25
The Loving Story screening with CUNY Law Professor, Victor Goode, and co-producer Patricia Romeu