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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 ( 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, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and

Dec 21, 2015

Ep. 44: Shani “Nani” Bernard is just a girl who loves the fact that everyone has the right to creative expression. She comes from a performing arts family and was raised with art and music all around her. She has always had a deep love for children and began babysitting and being a nanny from very young age. The two combined to create what you see now. She graduated with her degree in Theater Arts and uses all her skills to build sets, sew costumes, draw cartoons, film etc. – almost everything you see. She wants to encourage kids to find their own unique voice, use it and never lose it.

She is the creator and founder of Nani Nani Kids ( to create engaging media that encourages all children (as well as those who are kids at heart) to be creative. She finds joy in creating age-appropriate programming for a culturally diverse audience.  For videos she's created, please check her YouTube page: (

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Shani also is a nanny and doula who helps train nannies and provides critical information to families looking to hire nannies.  For more on her nanny training efforts, go here: or here

To connect with her on social media, please go here:

- Instagram: :

- Periscope: : Live kids shows 

For more on host, Alex Barnett, please check out his website: or visit him on Facebook ( or on Twitter at @barnettcomic

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Intro and Outro Music is Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (
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