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Here We Go Again: Taye Diggs Rejects Labeling Son As “Black,” Prefers “Mixed”

African American actor Taye Diggs has a 6 year-old son with ex-wife Idina Menzel who is of Eastern European and Jewish descent. Diggs recently said in an interview with theGrio that he does not like to label his son as black but prefers calling him “mixed.” “When you [describe biracial kids as black], you risk disrespecting that one half of who you are and that’s my fear. I don’t want my son to be in a situation where he calls himself black and everyone thinks he has a black mom and a black dad, and then they see a white mother,
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Lewis Hamilton, Will Smith, And Other Blindie Favorites Make PEOPLE Magazine’s Sexiest Man List

Australian hardbody Hugh Jackman has nabbed PEOPLE magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" title while a bevy of diverse actors, athletes and musicians show up in some pretty sexy categories. Among PEOPLE magazine's Sexy men of color are Seven Pound's Will Smith and Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal in the "20 Sexy Superstars" category Rapper turned actor Bow Wow tops the sexy "21 Club," while Tyson Beckford shows up on the "Sexy Bearded Guys" list and former L.A. Law man and current star of Dirty Sexy Money Blair Underwood is crowned "Sexiest TV Veteran." Private Practice star Taye Diggs lands in the new category "Sexy Scents," which comes with a scratch and sniff feature on the page. On the international front, China-born concert pianist Lang Lang, British singer Seal and his compatriot Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton also make the Sexy list. The sexy surprises are U.S. Treasury Department's Neel Kashkari, and Olympian decathlete Bryan Clay.
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