Shout out to the mixed kids who never felt close to the cultures they come from. Shout out to the mixed kids who don’t know the native language(s) at all or fluently and get shamed for it. Shout out to the mixed kids who were never really immersed in their family culture(s) and their for don’t know anything or very little about where they come from. Shout out to the mixed kids who felt connected to one side of their culture than the other(s). Shout out to the mixed kids who get shamed for wearing or celebrating something unique to the culture(s) because they “don’t look like they’re from there/like that race”. Shout out to the mixed kids whose own family called them “fake”. Shout out to the mixed kids who never felt like they belonged.
—  To me and the “fake” mixed kids
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Mixed-race children are human beings and not dogs. Apparently, a teacher at Wolfe Middle School in Center Line, Michigan, didn’t get the memo when she called one of her students — who is biracial — a “mutt." 

Kaden Brown and his father Kevin are now fighting back and have launched the #IAmNotaMutt hashtag. They are making one big demand of the school.

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