4 Racist Phrases to Stop Saying to Mixed-Race People

No, you’re not just making harmless conversation

“As mixed-race people, we have to confront our constant struggle with belonging, feeling lesser, not enough, or inadequate all the time. These feelings are imposed on us by other people. We face daily misconceptions, microaggressions and sometimes, outright oppressions.

I am diluting an ongoing daily struggle into a listicle, which feels inadequate at best. I do this for accessibility in hopes that non-mixed people see these phrases…