twins racial identity

These twins can teach us a lot about racial identity

500+ Vox by Jenée Desmond-Harris  /  3h  //
“There’s a set of biracial twins in the UK who are turning heads because one is black and the other is white.” That’s how the New York Post introduced a profile of Lucy and Maria Aylmer, 18-year-olds whose father identifies as white and whose mother is “half-Jamaican” (and, we’re to assume, thinks of herself as black).