Mixed race terms that are offensive

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The term mulatto is offensive. It is a really antiquated, outdated term that is no longer used by anyone that has any racial sensitivity. I find it offensive. However, among some 20-somethings, the term is making a come back and is used among mixed race people within their own group, similar to the N-word. If someone asks me if I am mulatto, I'm offended.

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Christina Simon has a Bachelor of Political Science degree from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in urban planning from UCLA. Christina is a past winner of the prestigious California State Senate Fellowship. She is a former vice president at Fleishman-Hillard, a global public relations firm. She is the mother of a son and a daughter who attend elementary school at The Willows Community School in Culver City. Christina served as the Co-Chair of the Willows School Auction in 2007-2008 and was actively involved in the annual fundraising campaign for several years. Christina was born and raised in LA. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Coldwater Canyon.

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