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It’s Famous Friday!

2020-07-16T18:27:29+00:00July 16th, 2020|

Famous Friday: Edmonia Lewis Our country’s recent reckoning with race has ignited a great deal of interest in African American history. My family has been doing a lot of reading and recently began taking an online African American history course offered by Yale University. It is fascinating and heartbreaking to continue to learn more about the history of my ancestors on my father’s side. With that eye toward history, I decided to focus this week’s Famous Friday on an incredibly accomplished multiracial woman of history. Edmonia Lewis was born a [...]

CNN and Multiracial?

2020-07-13T16:54:26+00:00July 13th, 2020|

We are hoping with this announcement, CNN plans to cover their race beat with inclusion of the multiracial population. We doubt it, but we'll see what happens. Project RACE  CNN Announces Expansion Of Team Covering Race Beat By Ted JohnsonCNN’s Jeff Zucker announced the expansion of its beat covering race, with plans for several new positions. Delano Massey will lead the beat, and the network is creating new positions for a senior editor, senior writer and breaking and trends writer. “This team will break news and cover the stories and conversations around race,” Zucker [...]

A COMMUNITY PROBLEM

2020-07-11T09:21:32+00:00July 11th, 2020|

With the start of Project RACE (Reclassify All Children Equally) in 1990, I have been in this battle for 30 years. We’ve had our successes and defeats. It’s all part of a large community issue. I have always been positive that we would eventually get the respect for accurate wording for the multiracial population. Now I’m not so sure. Since Black Lives Matter (BLM) let’s take a look at how things have changed. First, we were never afraid to make multiracial statements that were positive for the multiracial community. Unlike [...]

It’s Famous Friday

2020-07-09T20:55:01+00:00July 9th, 2020|

Patrick Mahomes This week’s article is about NFL quarterback and MVP Patrick Mahomes. Born September 17, 1995, Mahomes is of Caucasian descent on his mother’s side and African American descent on his father’s. Even at a young age, Mahomes was surrounded by professional sports as his father, Pat Mahomes, was a major league pitcher. Growing up, Mahomes played football, basketball, and baseball. During his senior year of high school, Mahomes threw for over 4,600 yards as a quarterback and managed a 16 strikeout no-hitter in his spring season. His athletic [...]

Biracial Man Charged

2020-07-09T07:30:37+00:00July 9th, 2020|

Biracial man charged with fatally shooting White teen was acting in self-defense, attorney says By Pamela Kirkland Marc Wilson (CNN)The legal team for a biracial man charged with felony murder in the shooting death of a 17-year old in Statesboro, Georgia, last month claims their client was defending himself against an angry group of White people. Marcus "Marc" Wilson, who is biracial, was in Statesboro visiting his girlfriend, who is White. The two were driving on their way home from Taco Bell around 12:30 a.m. ET on June 14 when they claim [...]

BIRACIAL PEOPLE

2020-07-06T13:48:18+00:00July 6th, 2020|

Biracial people are the future of Japan. NAOMI OSAKA By Alex Boyden Naomi Osaka has been battling against racism forever. As per Naomi’s words, people have often failed to categorize her for being multi-ethnical. Naomi wrote an interesting piece for Esquire, talking about her experience of being multiracial. “People have struggled to define me. I’ve never really fit into one description—but people are so fast to give me a label. Is she Japanese? American? Haitian? Black? Asian? Well, I’m all of these things together at the same time. I was born [...]

Important Suggestion

2020-07-05T09:15:10+00:00July 5th, 2020|

FLOAT   We bought Disney Plus for Hamilton and stayed for "Float," a short animated film that tells the story of what it is to be treated as different in our society. I think the message is especially important in light of today's issues and encourage everyone to watch it. Susan Graham

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-07-02T20:07:04+00:00July 2nd, 2020|

Halsey   Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, or also known as Halsey, was born on September 29, 1994, to her Italian, Hungarian, and Irish mother Nicole Frangipane, and her African-American father Chris Frangipane. She is best known for her stage name Halsey.  She is an American singer, songwriter, and activist. Prior to her successful music career, during her childhood Halsey was musically inclined when it came to instruments. She played the violin, cello, viola, and at 14 years old, moved on to perfecting the guitar. However, Halsey’s childhood wasn’t all rainbows and [...]

Biracial Hate Crime

2020-06-27T08:57:55+00:00June 27th, 2020|

A biracial woman says she was set on fire in Wisconsin. Authorities are now investigating the incident as a hate crime By Amir Vera, CNN In this undated photo provided by the family of Althea Bernstein shows Bernstein on a fishing outing in Madison, Wisconsin. (CNN)Madison police and the FBI have launched a hate crime investigation after an 18-year-old biracial woman was set on fire. The assault took place early Wednesday morning when the woman was driving and stopped at a red light and "heard someone yell out a racial epithet," [...]

It’s Famous Friday

2020-06-25T19:27:10+00:00June 25th, 2020|

Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Happy Friday Everyone!  Today we are highlighting the Nascar driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace!  Bubba Wallace was born on October 8, 1993 in Mobile, Alabama.  His father is white and his mother is black.  Bubba grew up in North Carolina with his sister and parents.  He has been racing since the age of 9, and became the second full-time Black driver in history to compete in NASCAR Cup series.  Wallace has been seen as one of the most successful African American drivers in NASCAR history. Bubba Wallace is [...]

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