Mixed Kids

When 'What's Your Background?' Turns Into A 20-Minute Argument

Angelyn Francis | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Living
Angelyn Francis

I grew up surrounded by friends and family members who looked like all of these races, but all I knew at three was that they were all Jamaican. When I'd visit from Canada and arrived at the airport in Kingston, Jamaica, we'd be picked up by my uncle who looked Chinese, go home to his kids who were mixed Chinese and black, get a visit from my cousin who was mostly white and then take a trip to see my dads side of the family who was pretty much all black.

My Mixed-Race Identity Has Enriched, Not Confused Me

TamilCulture | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada Living

Being raised by two parents who happen to come from two different ethnic backgrounds has thus never made me confused or conflicted about my identity, like some critics of mixed race children may suggest. Rather, I would say that my experiences of coming from two cultures has enriched my worldviews and elicited my interest to learn more about them.

Andree Lau

The Medical Challenge Faced Only By Mixed Race Millennials

HuffingtonPost.com | Andree Lau | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

One of Lourdess Sumners’ most vivid memories of her childhood battle with cancer was pining for real food while hooked up to a feeding tube and watc...