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Mixed Race Couples in Media

I am a proudly mixed race kid. There are more than two cultures circulating around my home, too. I’m fairly racially ambiguous. What you’d expect. But mixed race families come in all shapes and sizes. The few mixed race families shown in TV are pretty generic. A black man, and a white woman with a few beautifully uniform children with big blue eyes and skin JUST dark enough to not be a white person. But that’s not representative of most mixed race families. At all.

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The One Size Only Enigma

Clothing brands are constantly being criticized for their quality, labor conditions for workers, pricing and style. An often overlooked issue is the sizing. Most brands are reputable for providing many sizes for those of different body types and sometimes providing plus sizes. Yet people, especially teenage girls, are starting to notice and see many brands, in varying popularity and style, use the “one size fits all” sizing protocol. An obvious observation is that one size will never fit all, so why is this system being used and what is the point of it?

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