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OTHER: MIXED RACE IN AMERICA (A podcast by The Washington Post's Alex Laughlin)

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OTHER: MIXED RACE IN AMERICA (A podcast by The Washington Post's Alex Laughlin)

There's something that happens when the multiracial community see themselves in media. It doesn't matter the mix, the community is just happy to see themselves represented. Take the Cheerios commercial that had a Caucasian mom, African-American dad and biracial daughter, Gracie. The commercial was just supposed to be about a young daughter who wants her dad to remain healthy so she pours Cheerios on him to encourage him to eat them to remain heart-healthy. Cute and simple, right? Not so much. General Mills had to shut off comments on their social media pages due to being inundated with racial slurs...

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