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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 6, 2015

Ep. 42: Steven F. Riley is the creator and founder of, which since 2009, is the world's most comprehensive non-commercial website providing a gateway to interdisciplinary English language scholarship about the relevant issues surrounding the topic of multiracialism. This site has been called by a preeminent scholar, "the most comprehensive and objective clearinghouse for scholarly publications related to critical mixed-race theory" and by an up and coming scholar “probably the singularly most valuable tool in my work.”

At present, contains nearly 8,900 posts which consists of links to 5,100+ articles; 1,200+ books; nearly 600 dissertation, papers and reports; nearly 300 multimedia items; more than 400 excerpts and quotes, and more than 100 course offerings. Currently, receives over 2,000 visitors each day and during a monthly period, more than 47,000 unique visitors and 1½ million page views.

Over the past five years Riley has been interviewed on several podcasts, presented and participated at several conferences and festivals including both Critical Mixed Race Studies conferences. Also, he was quoted in NBC News's The Grio  (November 2012) and has a recent co-authored article with blogger Glenn Robinson in the Asian American Literary Review Special Issue on Mixed-Race (Fall 2013). Other recent activities include introducing a panel for the 3rd Annual: What Are You? – A Discussion about Mixed Heritage at Brooklyn Historical Society and a quote in Yaba Blay's  (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race (Philadelphia: BLACKprint Press, 2013).

Readers can follow on Twitter at @mixed_race.

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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