"I do not have to pick a side. I'm proud of all of me"
LET'S TALK ABOUT MIXED RACE
LET'S TALK MIXED RACE
LTR founders discuss topics surrounding mixed-race and interracial relationships
More Mixed Race Perspectives
"I had to learn everything by myself. I was raised in a small Portuguese island, by my mom's family I grew up known as the weird kid. Kids would call me Michael Jackson; broom hair; bleached out; washed out.... uff, it's still hard to remember and talk about without getting a bit emotional"
"'You're so white. You're so black. You act white/black. Why don't you look like other mixed race people? You'll never get it 'cos you're only half.' And the one that makes me furious, 'Would you rather be black or fully white?'"