11 things mixed race women are tired of hearing 

1. “You should embrace your black side more” Like… how?

2. “You look like Rihanna/Beyoncé/Halle Berry.” No I don’t, at all, we just have a similar skin tone.

3. “I bet you can’t eat spicy food.” Wait… what? *chews on scotch bonnet*

4. “Are you Turkish/Indian/Brazilian?” Nope.

5. “Can you cook jerk chicken/jollof rice/curry goat?” You know our parents eat other things… right?
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