The rule, which way too many people accept as real, says that one drop of black blood in you makes you Black regardless of the rest of your mixture.It is a stupid and silly concept rooted in racism and one that surprisingly most people, even Blacks espouse. The collective that is society has been wrong on many fronts before.Indeed I would venture to say that more Blacks accept this concept than others, even though its root implies that the Black gene “taints” all others. It reminds of the idiocy of how we see “race” summarized by the sentence that a White woman can give birth to a Black child but a Black woman cannot give birth to a White child. And we have proven the ability to turn what “society” thinks. Tagged African-American, Amandla Stenberg, bi-cultural, bi-racial, black, Danish, interracial, interracial dating, interracial marriage, Katniss, mixed, movies, multicultural, race, Rue, The Hunger Games, white I came across this interesting video from this Mixed young lady in London.That this makes sense to people is beyond my understanding. So I don’t buy that this is society’s judgement so therefore it is right or something we should therefore also espouse. In it she talks about some of the common things Mixed people have to hear other people say about them.They have a son together, but their romance comes at a high price; Rika loses custody of her four older children.When Rika and Waldemar are evicted from their home, they are taken in by a Jewish saloon keeper.The album is titled “Black and White America.” Can’t wait to hear his musings.
But what I wholeheartedly agree with her with is that no one has the right to define for her what she is, and which parent she has to identify with. Here’s a heads up on what is supposed to be a phenomenal movie that among other things deals with a mixed couple and how they have to deal with that in a very complicated environment. It is a foreign film and though I usually don’t like movies with subtitles, this one sounds worth it.
An African-American nurse who was born light-skinned and passes for white in the North returns to her Southern hometown.
She and a white Northern doctor are in love, but she eventually turns down his offer of marriage in order to stay and help her community.
Here’s a heads up on what is supposed to be a phenomenal movie that among other things deals with a mixed couple and how they have to deal with that in a very complicated environment. It is a foreign film and though I usually don’t like movies with subtitles, this one sounds worth it.
The movie is called For one thing, it has an impressive scale, beginning in the 1920s and taking its characters through the end of World War II.