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Canadian actor Avan Jogia explores race and identity in new book Mixed Feelings

Avan Jogia talks about his new book Mixed Feelings, a personal exploration of identity that takes a look at what it means to be a mixed race person today.
Avan Jogia in the q studio in Toronto. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Originally published on November 13, 2019

Avan Jogia is a Canadian actor, musician and poet. In a new book called Mixed Feelings, he takes a look at what it means to be a mixed race person through a series of poems, drawings, short stories and interviews.

Jogia joined host Tom Power in the q studio to talk about his personal exploration of identity, writing the book and how it changed his perspective on what it means to be mixed race today.

Mixed Feelings is out everywhere now. You can also catch Jogia on the big screen in Zombieland: Double Tap, which is in theatres now.

— Produced by Vanessa Nigro

 

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