Mixed Up: ‘I’ve Been Called A Liar Because I Look So Much Whiter Than My Brother’

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

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

Mixed-race is the fastest-growing ethnic group in the UK. It means your parents hail from two (or more) different ethnicities, leaving you somewhere in the middle. Alongside the unique pleasures and benefits of being exposed to multiple cultures, being mixed comes with complexities, conflicts and innate contradictions. Mixed Up aims to elevate mixed narratives and look deeper at the nuanced realities of being part of this rapidly growing ethnic group. George Starkey-Midha is half Indian but looks white. He gets really frustrated because people tend to completely ignore his Indian heritage.

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