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Why the Rachel Dolezal Issue is So Important for Bi- and Multiracial Individuals

Deanna Keenan


Growing up bi- or multiracial in America is not easy. We start off with two parents who likely look nothing alike. When I was a baby, I was so much lighter than my mom that when people saw us together, they assumed she was my nanny. Some told her to give their compliments to the “beautiful baby’s†parents.

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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness. ISSN: 1543-0855 (online).
Editor: Dr. Sonjah Nadine Stanley-Niaah.

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