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The Oscar-winning actress is African-American and White. "Being biracial is sort of like being in a secret society. Most people I know of that mix have a real ability to be in a room with anyone, Black or White," she recently told the New York Times Magazine.
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The supermodel is of both Afro-Jamaican and Chinese-Jamaican ancestry.
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ESSENCE.com's Sexiest Man of 2012 was born to an African-American father and French-Canadian mother.
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The Real Husbands of Hollywood star is the son a German mother and Ghanaian father.
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The Dreamgirls star is half African-American and Filipino.
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The Game star was born to an African-American mother and Jewish father. "I’m a Black woman like my mother, and I love who my father is, and I love both sides of me,' she told Skin Deep's Kathleen Cross.
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The beloved twins are the daughters of an Bahamaian-American mom and British-American father.
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The sexy actor is half African-American and Samoan.
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The Bridesmaids star is the daughter of beloved African-American singer Minnie Riperton and Jewish music producer/composer Richard Rudolph.
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The veteran actor was born April 26.
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Though he's played White roles, actor Wentworth Miller was born to an African-American father and French-Syrian mother.
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The Different World star was born to an African-American father and Portuguese mother.
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The singer was born to an African-American father and Italian-American mother.
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The Vampire Diaries star's father is Americo-Liberian, her mother of Russian Jewish descent.
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Born Amerie Mi Marie Rogers, the singer's mother is half Korean and African-American.
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Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, the indie rapper is African-American and Mexican.
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The ESSENCE January 2013 cover girl is the daughter of an African-American father and an Irish and Italian mother.
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Jones is the daughter of producer Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton, who is White.
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The beloved reggae star's mother is Jamaican, his father English.
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