The weekend of June 11-12 is a big occasion for Hapa families: Loving Day! Oh, what’s that, you ask? Read on to find out more about the Supreme Court ruling that all people in mixed-race marriages should be thankful for.
Recently, the New York Times ran an article “Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above” examining the changing (or not-changing) attitudes toward people of mixed-race. The report spotlighs a group of college students in the Multiracial and Biracial Student Association at the University of Maryland.
I was talking to a mom friend today, who has two hapa daughters. She was telling me how her six year-old daughter remarked, “I’m Chinese and American!” “No,” she corrected, “You’re Chinese and white. We’re ALL American.” Which leads to me to an interesting observation. For as much as I ponder the significance of ethnicity […]