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Tag: Ancestry

Photos from 11th Annual Loving Day Flagship Celebration - NYC
Photos & updates from Loving Day flagship celebration - 2014
Race & Its Categories in Historical Perspective
Although this historical account of the construction of the race notion in the West is widely accepted, disagreement exists about whether it describes the only instance in which a human society invented a race-like belief.
Mixed Experience History Month 2014
Check in each weekday for a new profile by Heidi Durrow
Thoughts on "Racial-Type Photography"
Is modern race-photography celebrating the dismantling of race or...?
On National Geographic's Prediction for 2050
Will increased racial mixing finally and permanently redefine how we imagine our racial identities?
The Men Who Left Were White
Personal essay about the history of mixed African and European ancestry
One Drop of Love - a performance by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni
How does our belief in race affect our most intimate relationships?
Zines from the Borderlands: Storytelling about Mixed-Heritage
Come talk about race, gender, sexuality and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers.
What's Purity Got to Do with It? Searching Family History & Genealogy
Part 2 on our readings series Quantifying Bloodlines
Mixed Race Britain
Readers share thoughts on being mixed race in Britain via The Guardian