Definition of biracial
: of, relating to, or involving members of two races a biracial coalition biracial couples; also : having parents from two races biracial children
biracialismplay \-shə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
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Parson James The biracial soul singer left his hometown of Cheraw, S.C., at age 17 to begin his music career in New York City.
The story explores the mystery behind the tragedy and the ideas of race and class through the lens of a biracial character.
Here a biracial constitutional convention in 1867 wrote the first truly democratic constitution Virginia ever had.
Raised in a biracial family, Larissa Podermanski always knew she was adopted.
Tell us about your journey to self-acceptance, specifically as a biracial (Japanese, Scottish, and Welsh) young woman.
USA TODAY Working on the young adult love story Everything, Everything, director Stella Meghie would at times be struck with wonder by the coupling of her young actors, Amandla Stenberg, 18, who is biracial, and Nick Robinson, 22, who is white.
Gregersen, who is black, and her husband, Erik, who is white, don't make a big deal out of living as a biracial couple in Elmhurst.
The city of New Orleans is in the process of removing four monuments that celebrate Confederate leaders and an 1874 attempt by white supremacists to topple Louisiana's biracial Reconstruction government.
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Definition of biracial for English Language Learners
: of, relating to, or involving people from two races; also : having parents from two races
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