Black grandma, White grandpa. That’s weird!

c970075678f111e3ae51126993c4de79_5Val’Dionna P.,
San Francisco, CA.

Throughout the years it has been a bit difficult to understand the many emotions and stereotypes being of color and mixed. It is important to understand that how one is raised growing up in a complex world that continues to critique someone on the features or melancholy of their skin shouldn’t be acceptable. Someone being mixed doesn’t mean they’re going to act like one race over another. Some people even think because two different races become one resulting to an interracial relationship is bad. People think individuals from two different cultures coming together and do the unthinkable is confusing. People tend to push away things that they don’t understand. Thus people identify people with being confused about their identity. It baffles me that even as a child people constantly told me that I was “white washed” because I speak proper.


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