Episode Eleven: Rediscovering Latinx ft. Sam Morel

And we're back! Just as a reminder, Some Kind of Brown will be moving to every two weeks for a while due to some health complications. This episode, we're ringing in National Hispanic Heritage Month with my good friend Sam Morel! His wonderful mix is Mexican, Irish, and Cajun French and we'll be talking all … Continue reading Episode Eleven: Rediscovering Latinx ft. Sam Morel

Episode Eight – Crazy Rich Asians Ft. Asian_Soph Part 2

Happy Labor Day to everyone who celebrates! This week we've got part two of my conversation with Soph from the Instagram pages Asian_Soph and MixedPresent. Don't worry, this won't be the last time you hear from her! We're picking up where we left off talking about some of the controversy surrounding the film, the casting … Continue reading Episode Eight – Crazy Rich Asians Ft. Asian_Soph Part 2

Episode Six – Dividing Lines of Hot Springs, Community, and the Internet is Scary

So much of our experience as Mixed/Multiracial people comes from where we grew up, I know that is especially true for me. As I've talked to more people from across the United States and from other countries, it's hard for them to picture some of the stories I've told them. I thought it might help … Continue reading Episode Six – Dividing Lines of Hot Springs, Community, and the Internet is Scary

My Superpower: Racial Ambiguity

I work at a church so I’m around kids all the time. Some of the funniest stories I share come from interactions with them. The other day I walked into the school cafeteria to speak with one of the teachers and a few of the younger students noticed my knee brace. When they asked how I hurt myself I told them that I hurt it kicking my arch nemesis in the face last night because he was trying to rob a bank. “Yes,” I told them. “I am a superhero!” As properly skeptical fourth graders, they grilled me about my superpowers. After very unconvincing attempts to....