A Eurasian is a person of mixed Asian and European ancestry. Eurasians include people with ancestry from anywhere in Europe and anywhere in Asia. The term was originally coined in 19th-century British India to identify a person born to usually a British father and an Indian mother. These mixed offspring were later called Anglo-Indians.
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Sign in. Note: "Hapa" is a Hawaiian term for those who are mixed with an Asian ethnicity and a non-Asian ethnicity. In regards to this list, this is for actresses with one Asian parent and one non-Asian parent. Actress Dreamgirls.
I'm An Asian Woman Engaged To A White Man And, Honestly, I'm Struggling With That
Those three short words have followed me around since childhood. And while the words may look harmless on paper, the question they form has carried a surprising amount of weight over the years. What are you? Instead, people are wondering about my ethnicity.
Growing up in Vancouver, WA a predominantly white area , I remember feeling a discomfort toward my features. This adjective was supposedly meant as a compliment, but the meaning of that word is "introduced from another country, not native to the place where found. We are not anchored in the same way, making it easy for us to lose our identities or feel lost trying to navigate the intersection between our cultures. This photo project has been on my mind since coming to Los Angeles because I finally lived in a place where there were people who looked like me.