Mixed, Black, and Proud: The Ups and Downs of Mixed Women in the Jazz Age by Hannah Grantham

“They even told me, ‘You could pass for white if you hadn’t married a colored man.’” – Una Mae Carlisle, The Baltimore Afro-American, 1948 For generations, light-skinned multiracial people have challenged notions of racial hierarchies. They have been given preferential treatment compared to their darker-skinned family members, neighbors, and friends. Yet they have also endured the…

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Belt Notch! Music Video

About the Video: Our skeleton crew (basically me and a cameraman) drove up to the Santa Barbara Dunes, 3 hours north of LA, in order to get to our location. After 8 hours, and multiple drum snares later, we had all the footage needed to splice together a finished product.  Miles, AKA Cassowary, said this…

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Listen to: Lē

About the EP: After working through a lot of trauma and taking the time to heal and allow self love and acceptance, I finally felt ready to let go. “Inner Child’s View” is a feeling-provoking collection of songs that bring sounds of deep dissonant reflection. The EP is the first base to my independent artist…

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