The prezi presentation below combines two presentation which illustrates multiple statistics representing how biracial relationship exist in the United States and the gap with biracialism in education. Be sure to view the prezi in full-screen.
The presentation below examines various media sources and how they represent President Obama. By engaging a current and well-know figure, we can gain insight into how even today we conceptualize biracial identity in the United States. Be sure to view the prezi presentation in full screen.
‘We’re the wrong color for each other,’ I heard Mom tell him a long time ago…‘We may be different shades but look at the blend.’ Dad’s voice had been low, almost singing. He probably wasn’t talking about me, but he might have been, since my skin is a combination of theirs. Once, in a hardware store, I found each of our exact shades on a paint mix-tone chart. Mom was Almond Joy, Dad was Burnt Clay, and I was Maple Walnut (Dorris, 9)