Multiracial Families, Obama, And Breathing It In

Saturday, November 29, 2008

There's a good article down in the LA Times on families in Illinois who see a part of themselves in Obama, and what I found particularly interesting was the following quote:

Harris-Lacewell said she did not "normally have mixed-girl emotions," but added: " I had more emotions about being biracial during this campaign then I've ever experienced."
What I found so interesting was just how human it really is - that until we're actually faced with something so much a part of us - especially in terms of race - we sometimes just never see it before that -- and I'm glad this election was eye opening - on all fronts.

Check out the full article here.