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Mixed Up: ‘People don’t expect a brown girl to be able to speak Slovenian’

 (Picture by Jerry Syder for Metro.co.uk)
(Picture by Jerry Syder for Metro.co.uk)

Mixed Up is a weekly series that aims to get to the heart of what it means to be mixed-race in the UK today. The mixed-race population is a heterogenous, wildly diverse group – encompassing hundreds of different ethnic make-ups, backgrounds and experiences. It is so much more than just black and white. This series aims to go beyond stereotypes and stigma to explore the joys, conflicts and contradictions that come with straddling two or more cultural influences. As the UK’s fastest growing ethnic group, the growth of the mixed population is unlikely to slow down – and we want to hear from the people who live it. Helena Alyssa is a lifestyle blogger with a more unconventional heritage mix – Caribbean and eastern European . . .

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