Mariah Carey talks to biracial teens

Mariah's multiracial heritage isn't something she talks about much - Mariah's mother is white and her father is black and Venezualen. Oprah talks with Mariah about her life and growing up biracial. And Pat Carey, Mariah's mother, and other guests share their experiences.
Even with an older brother and sister who experienced the same pain and torment of growing up biracial, Mariah says she felt like no one could relate to her. Mariah says that out of all her accomplishments, her most important influence has been as a role model to biracial children and teens. Through her music she has been a source of encouragement and strength to those lost in between two worlds.
Eight-year-old Haley says that being biracial is difficult because she feels like she's not black enough and not white enough. Haley's mom Suzanne wasn't sure how to talk to Haley about her feeling of being bi-racial, so she asked her to write her feelings down. Haley came up with an incredible poem.

(Oprah.com)

Wednesday 5 January 2000
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Not a mom and pop (48,611) by Shelly from United States

It's not that Mariah can't be trusted to handle her own affairs and needs to be micromanaged down to the color of her panties. I just think she does need help. Even Oprah hires the best people to help her. If MC was an indie artist, just making music for the joy of it, then sales and likability by the general public wouldn't matter.
(Thursday 18 December 2014; 19:32)
Fame / WW (48,610) by Shelly from United States

The reason I think Mariah is not into being famous is because people thirsty for fame want the world to know everything about them and Mariah seems like she values her privacy. The reason I brought up WW is because a lot of young people watch her and all they know about Mariah is what WW says. WW takes her hot topics from the tabloids but she adds ... read more
(Thursday 18 December 2014; 19:00)
The Grammy's (48,609) by B from USA

The Grammy Awards are a joke.
(Thursday 18 December 2014; 17:49)
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