IAP - Alan Hwang CHS 60 Intergroup Action Project I do not...

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Alan Hwang CHS 60 Intergroup Action Project I do not identify with being mixed race. Sometimes I have had discussions with my parents whether I am Chinese or Taiwanese, but this is an argument of semantics rather than actually being mixed. Political ideology and the way they were raised has my parents split on the issue, but I know that this “mix” is in no way comparable to being of mixed ethnicities, ones where different languages are spoken and cultural practices are different. I went to the Mixed Student Union’s presentation called Revealing the Unknown Identity: Capturing the Mixed Heritage Experience. There was a panel of people affiliated with being mixed, including our instructors Chelsea and Tiffani. The panel answered questions and spoke on their own being experience being mixed. This was very eye-opening to me because I did not realize that people of mixed race suffered discrimination in any way. Now that I think about it, it makes sense as they do not have a monoethnic culture in which
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course CHS 60 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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IAP - Alan Hwang CHS 60 Intergroup Action Project I do not...

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