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A Day in the Life of a Multiracial Teen

2024-04-19T13:44:54+00:00April 19th, 2024|

  Happy Friday, everyone!! My name is Julien Joseph, and I am a Multiracial teen from Massachusetts. I am excited to share a glimpse into my perspective growing up in a racially blended family. My mother is a white American woman who has lived in eastern Massachusetts all her life, and my father is an immigrant from Haiti who immigrated here as a teenager. I have three half brothers; my mom has two white sons from a previous marriage to a white man, and my dad has a black son, [...]

News

2024-04-15T22:13:55+00:00April 15th, 2024|

The U.S. House of Representatives has dissolved its Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) amid ongoing efforts from Republican lawmakers to slash diversity programs across the nation.

A Day in the Life of a Biracial Teen

2024-04-13T13:53:48+00:00April 13th, 2024|

  Hi! And welcome back to “Day In a Life of a Biracial Teen” I am Ella Garrison and I will be sharing my story about my biracial hair journey! Growing up as a biracial girl I had several obstacles, specifically with my hair. It has been a long journey filled with twists, turns, and unexpected challenges. Growing up in a white community where most people had thinner and straighter hair than I did, it was difficult for me to have the patience to deal with mine on a day [...]

GREAT NEWS!

2024-04-08T21:08:25+00:00April 8th, 2024|

GREAT NEWS! The Census Bureau has issued a statement regarding “What Updates to OMB’s Race/Ethnicity Standards Mean for the Census Bureau.” It reads: “The updated standards also aim to provide balance across the race/ethnicity definitions and to remove any outdated and offensive terminology. The updated standards now require that the terminology “Multiracial and/or Multiethnic” rather than “Two or More Races” be used when presenting data for those who identify with multiple race/ethnicity minimum reporting categories.”

IMPORTANT STUDY

2024-04-08T15:11:45+00:00April 8th, 2024|

Evolutionary psychology study finds biracial individuals are perceived more positively across cultures by Eric W. Dolan  April 8, 2024 New research, published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, provides evidence that biracial people are viewed more positively than their monoracial counterparts, potentially due to the historical and genetic implications of their ancestry. This study conducted in both the United States and China found that biracial individuals were perceived as more attractive, trustworthy, intelligent, and likely to be successful than others, challenging existing notions of racial bias and favoritism. The motivation behind this study [...]

A Day in the Life of a Biracial Teen

2024-04-06T13:06:45+00:00April 6th, 2024|

Hello All and welcome to our new series “Day in the Life of a Biracial Teen”. I am Anna and today I will be showing you a glimpse into my experience as a Biracial student. Today, in school I engaged in an English discussion, where I was able to welcome my diverse heritage as a lens to decipher literature. As I articulate my thoughts, I draw upon my roots, my experience which has allowed me to become the person I am similar to the characters in the book we were [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-03-29T13:07:26+00:00March 29th, 2024|

  Happy Friday everyone! This week's spotlight is on Daveed Diggs who is a famous actor known for his incredible contributions to the industry. Diggs was born on January 24, 1982, in California. Being Jewish and African American, Diggs has a myriad of experiences under his belt from his multiracial heritage. Which he embraces with joy. Additionally, his multiracial identity has shaped his creative products. Diggs' claim to fame came when he garnered widespread support for his roles in the hit-Broadway musical "Hamilton," where he portrayed both Marquis de Lafayette [...]

2024-03-28T16:41:43+00:00March 28th, 2024|

US changes how it categorizes people by race and ethnicity. It’s the first revision in 27 years and omits the possibility of adding a Multiracial classification. On the next U.S. census and future federal government forms, the list of checkboxes for a person's race and ethnicity is officially getting longer. The Biden administration has approved proposals for a new response option for "Middle Eastern or North African" and a "Hispanic or Latino" box that appears under a reformatted question that asks: "What is your race and/or ethnicity?" Going forward, participants in federal [...]

2024-03-28T13:12:43+00:00March 28th, 2024|

The U.S. House of Representatives has dissolved its Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) amid ongoing efforts from Republican lawmakers to slash diversity programs across the nation.

NO MULTIRACIAL MEMBERS

2024-03-26T20:43:40+00:00March 26th, 2024|

NO MULTIRACIAL MEMBERS MARCH 26, 2024 — The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the appointment of 23 members to its new 2030 Census Advisory Committee (2030 CAC). Known as the National Advisory Committee (NAC), the advisory committee is an important group of mostly academic, public experts, and government specialists in race and ethnicity. Participants are included from all races and ethnicities. Multiracial representatives have applied for inclusion, but have NEVER been appointed to the committee.

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