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Who Am I?: Dissecting Racial Divides Through New Netflix Documentary

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In a world where we have documentaries following a person who claims to be “transracial” I find it particularly difficult to navigate difficult topics such as cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation. This difficulty presents itself at a time that couldn’t be more relevant – mental health awareness month. Trying to unravel and dissect my own…

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Passing up the race: Students share stories of racial “passing”

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It was one of the first weeks of sixth grade when Lanna Ahlberg found herself at school talking on the phone in Traditional Mandarin with her Taiwanese grandmother. Hanging up the phone,  Ahlberg found a number of girls staring at her. “In sixth grade, a lot of people thought I was Hispanic or white because…

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