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Happy Grandparents Day!

2020-09-15T23:41:01+00:00September 13th, 2020|

We wish all the grandparents of multiracial children a very happy Grandparents Day! We know how much you adore your grand kids and that you’re helping out all that you can during these troubling times. Thank you for all that you do. Project RACE Team

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-09-15T23:40:07+00:00September 10th, 2020|

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you are staying safe and healthy during these troubling times. This week’s focus is on actor and screenwriter Wentworth Miller. Wentworth Earl Miller III was born on June 2, 1972, in Oxfordshire, England. While Miller often identifies as multiracial, mainly of Caucasian and African descent, his racial heritage extends much farther. Miller says that his father is African, Jamaican, German, and English and his mother is Russian, Dutch, French, Syrian, and Lebanese. After moving to Brooklyn early into his childhood, Wentworth Miller attended Midwood High [...]

Gathering racial and ethnic data in medical settings is critical to patient care

2020-09-15T23:38:34+00:00September 9th, 2020|

To begin to tackle inequities in care, health systems and medical groups must understand whom they are serving, the collection of accurate sociodemographic data, such as race and ethnicity data is critical. Train staff Start by asking, “Who is going to be involved in collecting the data?” There may be a few possibilities: medical assistants, nurses, people involved in registration of patients in a clinic or physician office, or another option. At Henry Ford, an AMA Health System Program Partner, “the current, more rigorous, standardized data collection was a change for [...]

The Meaning of Articulate

2020-09-15T23:36:51+00:00September 8th, 2020|

Kamala HarrisWikipedia After Joe Biden announced that he had selected Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, Bernie Sanders praised her in an interview on MSNBC: “I will tell you that Kamala is very smart, very aggressive,” he said. And then he delivered the inevitable, racialized compliment that makes many African-Americans cringe: “very articulate.” Just a few days earlier, on MSNBC, Steve Schmidt, the former Republican strategist, called Ms. Harris “a formidable political leader in this country,” adding: “She’s smart. She’s quick on her feet. She’s articulate.” I also cringe [...]

Trump Cancels Race-Related Training Sessions

2020-09-15T23:34:17+00:00September 5th, 2020|

This article appeared in The Washington Post. White House directs federal agencies to cancel race-related training sessions it calls ‘Un-American propaganda’ Josh Dawsey, Jeff Stein President Trump is moving to revamp federal agencies’ racial sensitivity trainings, casting some of them “divisive” and “un-American,” according to a memo by the White House Office of Management and Budget. WASHINGTON, DC ‐ SEPTEMBER 4: President Trump speaks during a press briefing at The White House in Washington D.C. September 4, 2020. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post)© Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post WASHINGTON, DC [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-09-05T00:53:00+00:00September 4th, 2020|

Daveed Diggs was born on January 24, 1982, to Barbara Diggs a Jewish social worker and Dountes Diggs an African-American bus driver. Daveed is famously known for his two original roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the Grammy and Tony award winning Broadway musical Hamilton. Prior to his successful career, Daveed attended Berkeley High School. After graduating Daveed was recruited by Brown University for his track abilities, where he broke the school’s record in the 110-meter hurdles as a sophomore. In 2004, two years later, he graduated [...]

The Coronavirus and Multiracial Children

2020-09-05T01:41:59+00:00September 3rd, 2020|

Finally! A Covid-19 study has been done that includes multiracial children. This article is from The New York Times. Why the Coronavirus More Often Strikes Children of Color Children in minority communities are much more likely to become infected and severely ill. Many have parents who are frontline workers, experts say. By Roni Caryn Rabin One of the notable features of the new coronavirus, evident early in the pandemic, was that it largely spared children. Some become severely ill, but deaths have been few, compared to adults. But people of [...]

Race and Medicine

2020-09-05T01:41:02+00:00August 31st, 2020|

Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin. Dr. Jenna Lester, director of the skin of color program at University of California, San Francisco. “If you’re only trained to look at something in one color, you won’t recognize it in another color,” she said.Credit... Sarahbeth Maney for The New York Times By Roni Caryn Rabin In the spring, teenagers started showing up at doctors’ offices in droves with angry red and purple [...]

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