Mixed Race

My Mixed-Race Family Has No Set Culture, But We Have Each Other

Mike Sholars | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Living
Mike Sholars

No one knows what my family is, or how exactly we all relate to each other at first sight, but it's always been a question of where we come from, and implicitly, a question of what we're doing here at all. I have never met someone who shares my ethnic mix (outside of my brother) in my entire life. My grandma divorced her husband. My mom ran off and married a black dude. They've never said it to my face, but I've figured that a lot of the amazing and independent choices my parents made as women didn't totally click with a lot of what India was telling women to be back in the day.

Divorce Split My Mixed-Race Family But Defined My Identity

Alanna Cardona | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Living
Alanna Cardona

The question I've been asked consistently throughout my life is, "which side do you identify more with?" I hate this question. You are forcing me to choose between my Italian culture and my Filipino culture. It feels like you're asking me to decide between pasta and puncit. Between gelato and halo-halo. Between my mom and my dad.

My Hundred-Foot Journey to Acceptance From My Family

Komal Minhas | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Komal Minhas

Tonight as I watched the poetry that is The Hundred-Foot Journey, a part of me broke open. As I explained to my aunt and my mom when we came home after the film - sharing such a beautiful story of acceptance of our magnificent Indian culture, in the setting of the often ethnocentrically perceived nation of France, is indicative of the hope and pockets of beauty embedded within profound change and transition.

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...