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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

Jul 5, 2015

Ep. 20: An adoption and mixed race advocate, actress Santana Dempsey ( ), (a University of Missouri alumnus) is a veteran of New York City's Primary Stages, INTAR, Soho Rep, Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre and Carnegie Hall. She also wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed one woman show, “The Other Box” which she workshopped in November 2014 at the Actors Comedy Studio in Los Angeles. 

Santana is an ambassador for the non profit Mixed Roots Foundation which helps to bring awareness to anyone touched by adoption.  On March 14th, Santana joined LupusLA by running in the Asics Big 5k to raise money for a cure.  Currently, she is working on an interdisciplinary art project called Somewhere In Between (working title) that celebrates identity and diversity. 

Listen as Santana talks about her mixed Afro-Hispanic background, her experience in foster care and being adopted, and the multiracial experience in Hollywood in this supposed age of diversity.

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


Intro and Outro Music is Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (
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