In this Q & A episode of the Demystifying Diversity Podcast, Daralyse and AnnaMarie delve more deeply into the topics discussed in Biraciality: Embracing the Nuanced Nature of Race, Ethnicity, and Identity.
They review the lingering impact of the one-drop rule, the constructed and learned definitions of race, and the ways in which individual and societal perceptions can shift over time. Together, they discuss the ways in which more expanded understandings of race can help break down internal and external barriers.
In the listener participation portion, listeners ask questions and share insights that will inspire you to think more deeply and inspire you to move beyond limited conceptions of race and identity.
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Resources to explore
Demystifying Diversity: Embracing Our Shared Humanity by Daralyse Lyons Buy the Book
I'm Mixed! by Maggy Williams (Daralyse Lyons' pseudonym) Buy the Book
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Buy the Book
A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life by Allyson Hobbs Buy the Book
“I'm More Than An 'Other'” by Meghan Markle Read the Article
Treasured Locks Visit the Website
Raising Biracial Babies Visit the Website
Hair Love by Matthew Cherry Buy the Book
Big Hair, Don't Care by Crystal Swain-Bates Buy the Book
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