WHO WE ARE

We are a non profit that believes that stories have the power to strengthen communities.

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WHAT WE DO

We support mixed roots storytelling through producing events, and through online, in-person and educational outreach.

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OUR PARTNERS

Mixed Roots Stories offers support to partner organizations by helping organize and/or promote events.

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Our Mission.

Supporting and advocating for diverse Mixed communities through the power of sharing stories. We seek to act as a liaison, creating space between storytellers across academic and non-academic communities, and international and national contexts.
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Guest Blogger

Our guest blog series is dedicated to sharing stories of the mixed experience, and helping to spread the word about artists, writers and others whose work addresses this experience. If you would like to participate, please email us a bio, picture, topic ideas, and the number of times you wish to post (2, 3, or 4) to info@mixedrootsstories.org with Guest Blogger as the subject line.


Guest Bloggers

TSATS and MXRS

Similarity is Not a Requirement for Compassion

Apr19
I am whitish — a white-looking mixed person, specifically of Irish and Haitian descent, the Irish being more obvious than the Haitian. Black experiences aren’t my experiences. I am not denied job interviews because people see a typical sounding African American name and make false assumptions about my competency and intelligence. If a retail clerk approaches me, I don’t worry that it’s because they assume I’m shoplifting. If I’m stopped by the police, I assume it’s because of my speed ... read more