REMILLARD: Drake, Japan and Race

Not exactly the content I was hoping for but I think this may be the first time I’ve ever heard a not mixed person write a supportive article about being mixed. Cool! An ally! Well there’s that one white lady that wrote this book which is kinda good:

· March 26, 2015 6:03 am

Twenty-year-old Ariana Miyamoto is a lot of things. A stunningly beautiful model. The first ever mixed-race winner of Miss Universe Japan. A Nagasaki native and Japanese citizen. And, now, the victim of racism in one of the world’s most racially homogenous countries. Since winning her crown and making history, Miyamoto has been criticized by those in her home country for not being “Japanese enough.” This has sparked an important conversation around the world about a very specific type of racism experienced by mixed-race individuals in particular.

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