Multiracial Voices

Left: A photo of the author, Right: A photo of her mother

When people learn that I am half-Chinese the reaction is like watching someone figure out that math problem they had been stuck on: some mixture of a new revelation and old knowledge that they finally combined. It’s as if my race is some ambiguous thing to be discovered.

Yellow Smile

Can’t stop thinking about

My skin. I am confusing. And sometimes, I am confused.

Right now, it’s a faded mocha, the winter has taken a lot out of me

Including my color

And every time I see lingering eyes

Questioning

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Authentically, unapologetically Black

In an article for the National Review late last year, senior editor Jonah Goldberg discussed the (now former) popularity of Ben Carson amongst the GOP.

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An American's nightmare

Hello, Officer, I just saw that you shot a man of my same skin tone

My hands won't go near the wallet in my pocket

So leave your holster alone

Diversity Talk - Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

While University President Mark Schlissel’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic planning initiative is admirable, its prospects for success are questionable.

2014-2015 MiC Editors

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