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THE OTHERING OF MIXED RACE

The Exhausting Adventure of Which Box to Choose is Emotional

White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Other — Which Box, Which Box?

woman dressed in white lying amidst boxes, hands drawn up to her forehead. The Exhausting Adventure of Which Box to Choose is Emotional by Nancy Blackman. racial socialization, racism, other, othering, marginalization
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As a biracial Korean female, I struggle to find my place most days. Still, the most difficult is when I must check a box to indicate my ethnicity. Most recently, I had to fill out a form and…

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Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

6X Top Writer. Editor: The Shortform, MIDFORM, CRY Magazine. Owner: Refresh the Soul. Published in “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.” https://www.325kamra.org/buy.

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