Same Family, Different Colors: A Personal Story

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Same hands, different colors.

Hi Meltingpot Readers, If you have the time, please pop over to Newsworks.org to read my latest parenting column on what it means to be a member of a family with many colors. I will continue to blog over there Continue reading Same Family, Different Colors: A Personal Story

Mixie History in Maine: Malaga Island

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A headline from the newspaper detailing the fate of the people from Malaga Island.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, I hope everyone had a colorful Fourth of July, if that’s your thing. I spent a lovely weekend celebrating a whole bunch of family achievements, from engagements to college graduations. We were in Buffalo, New York for Continue reading Mixie History in Maine: Malaga Island

Author Crush #437: Mat Johnson & Loving Day

loving day

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Pardon my absence. I was in the woods of Northern Pennsylvania on a writing retreat all last week. It was absolutely exquisite and I made a lot of progress on my new book, Same Family, Different Colors. Continue reading Author Crush #437: Mat Johnson & Loving Day

May is Mixed Experience History Month!

May Is Mixed Experience History Month

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Happy Monday! Happy May! Happy Mixed Experience History Month 2015! If you’ve been a regular reader of the Meltingpot, then Mixed Experience History Month is nothing new. But if perhaps this is your first time traveling through Continue reading May is Mixed Experience History Month!

Yo, Is That Colorist?: Australian Newscaster Praises Light Skin Twin

Lucy and Maria, more than just colors.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, I think you all know I’m working on a book called Same Family, Different Colors where I’m looking at skin color variations in nuclear families and how those skin color differences affect family dynamics. Often times I’m Continue reading Yo, Is That Colorist?: Australian Newscaster Praises Light Skin Twin

#LinkLove: Fresh, Hot and Tasty New Meltingpot Links

Mater Mea is one of the new links over there on the blogroll. Trust me, it's worth the click.

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Please notice over there on the right, that I’ve added some new links to my “Tastes Like the Meltingpot” blogroll; HapaMama, Mater Mea, and Multiracial Sky. These are websites/blogs I love and I’m sure you will too. Continue reading #LinkLove: Fresh, Hot and Tasty New Meltingpot Links