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Comic and writer Alex Barnett is the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman (who converted to Judaism) and the father of a 6-year-old, Biracial son. Join him and his guests each episode as they discuss the issues that confront multiracial people and multiracial families (including the dynamics between members of the same family who are of different races).

Within the Multiracial Community, Alex is active as a performer and advocate.  Alex was a featured performer at the 2012 New Orleans Loving Festival, the 2015 Mixed-Remixed Festival in Los Angeles, and the 2016 Blend Conference at Cornell University.

Alex is the co-founder of Multiracial Media (http://multiracialmedia.com/) a website that showcases the voices of the Multiracial Community.

Alex also is the co-creator of the comic strip, The Bronze Panther, about a four-year-old, biracial superhero.

Alex has performed at clubs, colleges and venues throughout the country.  He's appeared on the Katie Couric Show, been featured on Sirius/XM Radio’s “Raw Dog Comedy,” and NBC’s EVB Live, and in VH1.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com.

May 26, 2019

Ep. 222: In this episode, we revisit our conversation with Vanessa Bell.  Vanessa is a Latina of Cuban ancestry, raised in Los Angeles.  She is married to a Black man and has two biracial kids.  She also is the creator of desumama.com (http://www.desumama.com/) a multiracial motherhood website, dedicated to exploring...


May 19, 2019

Ep. 221: Brenda Straka is multiracial.  She's also a doctoral candidate in Duke University's Psychology & Neuroscience Department, where she is researching social pain as it relates to intergroup interactions and behaviors. For example, how does social pain impact cross-group experiences and how can we mitigate the...


May 12, 2019

Ep. 220: Atheer Yacoub is a New York based comedian, writer, and podcaster. Atheer's comedy draws from her personal experience growing up as a Palestinian-Muslim in Alabama.

She came to the city with high hopes of making it in a respectable career, but found herself in comedy instead. She makes her traditional Arab...


May 5, 2019

Ep. 219: In this episode, we revisit our conversation with Rae Dawn Chong.

Born in Canada, Rae Dawn Chong is a multiracial (Black, Chinese, Irish, and Native American) actress who's had a fantastic career and fascinating life.  She's been in such notable movies as The Color Purple, Quest for Fire, American Flyers,...