Is Mixed Race A Blend, Combination Or Assortment?

Is Mixed Race A Blend, Combination Or Assortment?

Mary Mata August 4, 2011

By Elaine Dove One of my favorite places for “researching” topics that come up in my daily life is my local grocery store. It just so happens that the one […]

Latinos Are “Mixed,” Too

Mary Mata July 14, 2011

Most times, Americans don’t think of Latinos as being mixed or multicultural, but in reality Latinos are leaders of multiculturalism and mixed families.  Start off with the fact that most […]

Lots Of Latinos Don’t Have Spanish Surnames (Like Me)

Mary Mata June 15, 2011

So you’re probably wondering, how does the surname “Calderón” not count as a Spanish surname? Well, it does. But my other last name, Schuessler, certainly doesn’t. I’ve been thinking recently, […]

Experiencing Racism As An “Outsider”

Mary Mata June 1, 2011

It’s hard to speak about everyone’s experience, but as a white woman, married to dark-skinned man, I’ve had some experiences that most wouldn’t be comfortable listening to or acknowledging.  I […]