| Adrian wrote:|
Why don't biracial girls (and men) embrace their white side. They always consider themselves "black"?
I don't know what kind of biracial people you've been around but all of the ones I known play off of the fact that their mixed. Some of the ones I've known use it as a "bragging right" to make themselves seem more hmmmm "exotic". Lol. Very few nowadays say they’re just Black.
Jason: Wow, Lisa you’re very pretty. What are you mixed with?
Lisa: I'm German, Irish, Italian, Polish, Zambian and Jamaican.
But in actuality Lisa's Mom is a White woman from Minnesota, and her Dad is a Black man from Detroit. So my question is, why not just say you’re mixed with Black & White instead of adding all of these nationalities and countries to your background that you've never been to, nor do your parents have immediate ties to?
But if you do have factual proof of all of these ethnicities in your background then cool, embrace it. But if not it’s kinda reminds me of those Blacks that claim to be mixed with Indian, but have no immediate ties to any Native American tribes or factual documentation of being part Native American. Example: