BIPOC, America’s BAME

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll have seen that I started a poll this afternoon on (what appears to be) a new classification travelling across the Atlantic. The sample size was only small and the poll is still ongoing, so this isn’t scientific by any stretch of the imagination, but just over 70% of […]

An Interview with BBC Radio Oxford!

I kept a secret from you all, and I’m sorry, but I had an interview with BBC Radio Oxford last night (8th July) to talk about the blog! I didn’t tell anyone because I was nervous, but feedback has been amazing and you can listen below: Thank you to those that have taken the time […]

BAME: The Reason My Family Will Never Be Normal

In every post I write, I try to explain my thoughts & feelings on how various actions that are seemingly good intentioned can actually lead to uncomfortable feelings for minorities, and one thing that I have always struggled to get on board with is classifications or categorisations. In all honesty, the subject upsets me, and […]

Jamaica = the Caribbean.

To kick off this project, it only makes sense to start with the most common misconception that all people with Caribbean background face. “What part of Jamaica are you from?” “I’ve been to Jamaica, it’s lovely isn’t it?” “When did you move [to the UK]?” “Why would you leave the Caribbean?” For good measure Antigua, […]

My Project Begins!

Hi everyone, First of all, thank you for taking the time to join me on this journey. I’m Aaron, the creator of the “Mixed Raced Guy” blog. 2020 has impacted everyone in different ways, and whilst I’ve always been described as a rock by my family because absolutely nothing normally phases me, COVID-19 lockdown and […]