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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

Aug 21, 2016

Ep. 79: Sarah Doneghy's mother is White, British, and Catholic. Her Dad is Black, American, and Muslim.  She was born and raised in Charleston, West Virginia.  Listen to her describe life in a state not known for multiracial experience.

But, Sarah did not stay in West Virginia.  She moved to New York to pursue acting.  Now, she's a working actor with a multitude of experience in theater, television, film, stand-up, sketch and improvisation. Her one woman show, Mixed Nut – a personal story about growing up mixed race in West Virginia – was produced by the People’s Improv Theater and packed the house every night. Her all female sketch comedy group, Nomansland has performed at comedy clubs throughout New York City and enjoyed a residency at The Broadway Comedy Club. They are currently working on a web series.  She has worked with some of the best teachers in New York. She studied the Stanislavsky Method with Anthony Abeson and Meisner with William Esper in the two year conservatory program at the Esper Studio.  She also is an Upright Citizens Brigade Alum. 

Listen to her speak with Alex about her own multiracial heritage and how she's used her own experiences to inform her work.

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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