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It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-17T03:52:30+00:00September 17th, 2021|

Happy Friday everyone I am Allan Rempel, and today I am going to be highlighting Lauren Ridloff! Lauren Ridloff is an actor and will be acting in the film Eternernals movie, she plays the character Makkari. Lauren Ridloff was born in Chicago Illinois, she was born deaf and to hearing parents, An African American mother, and a Mexican American father. She was enrolled at a catholic school with hearing children, she later stopped using her voice so that her intelligence was not judged because of it. After Catholic school, her [...]

Happy Grandparents Day!

2021-09-12T13:37:57+00:00September 12th, 2021|

Come To Vegas – a Long-Distance Grandma “Come meet us in Las Vegas.” My daughter messaged me; she and my youngest grandson Ashton would be flying from Michigan to Vegas for six days. Alarms started pinging in my mind. COVID-19 loomed over everything. I’d been laid off for months and was using savings to pay the bills. Nobody was responding to my job applications. My daughter was taking my grandson on an airplane during a pandemic. To Las Vegas. “The flights are crazy cheap, Mom,” she said. It was true [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-10T13:38:15+00:00September 10th, 2021|

Garrett Morgan Garrett Morgan was born in 1877, in Paris, Kentucky. He was of Black, Native American, and white descent. Born to formerly enslaved parents, he was the seventh of eleven children. His mother's name was Elizabeth Reed and his father's name was Sydney who freed in 1863 and was the son of John Hunt Morgan, a confederate colonel. As a youth he spent a lot of time working on his parent's farm, eventually dropping out of school in the sixth grade. When Garrett was around 15 or 16 he [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-03T15:34:19+00:00September 3rd, 2021|

Tiger Woods   Happy Friday everyone! Today we are highlighting Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods. He is a professional American golfer, whom I’m sure we have all heard of! Infact earlier this year, a Famous Friday article was written about his son who also enjoys the sport. Tiger Woods was born in Cypress, California on December 30, 1975 to his parents Earl and Kultida. Woods is of Caucasian, Black, American Indian and Asian descent, or as he calls it “Cablinasian”. From an extremely young age, Woods began playing golf, and by [...]

The Multiracial Numbers and the Census Bureau

2021-08-30T16:49:47+00:00August 30th, 2021|

The Rise in the Multiracial Population The Census Bureau has released the perceived reasons for the amazing rise in the Multiracial population. This is what they said: “In 2020, the percentage of people who reported multiple races changed more than all of the race alone groups, increasing from 2.9% of the population (9 million people) in 2010 to 10.2% of the population (33.8 million people) in 2020. The observed changes in the Multiracial population could be attributed to a number of factors, including demographic change since 2010. But we expect [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-08-27T14:17:33+00:00August 27th, 2021|

  Benjamin Jealous is a Multiraical American civil rights leader and a social impact investor. He  was born 1973 in Pacific Grove California to his Biracial Mother Ann Jealous and his white father Fred Jealous. Jealous went to Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. While at this school he began working with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, in the same year, he also worked as a reporter for the Jackson Advocate in Mississippi which is Mississippi's oldest Black Newspaper. He eventually became the newspaper’s [...]

Walmart Offers Inclusive line for Multiracial Kids

2021-08-25T21:25:40+00:00August 25th, 2021|

Walmart and Dove have announced a new exclusive line of baby products that aim to fill a gap in the market. Baby Dove’s new inclusive line of shampoo, conditioner, baby wash and skin cream is designed for children with multiracial babies who may not benefit as much from traditional products. The new product line adds yet another retail category in which Walmart has exclusive products.

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-08-20T03:04:26+00:00August 20th, 2021|

  Hello Everyone my name is AJ Rempel, the President of Project Race kids. Today is Friday! I would like to highlight Sachio Kinugasa. Sachio Kinugasa was raised by his Japanese mother while his father, who was an African American dad was stationed in Japan after WWII. After his high school career, he was signed by the Hiroshima Carp, in 1965 and had many years in the minors. He was a catcher until an injury and switched to a first basemen in 1968. He became the team’s starting first baseman [...]

Outside of the US

2021-08-19T16:22:33+00:00August 19th, 2021|

My name is Emma, and I'm applying for the Thomas J Watson Fellowship which is a grant that supports a year of independent study. My project proposal centers around two main ideas: learning how mixed people understand their identity and investigating if mixed people share a common experience regardless of where they live. I will then apply this knowledge to my own journey as a mixed person when I connect with my Chilean heritage. I'm looking for people who live in Canada, Chile, England, France, Japan, South Korea, or Sweden [...]

INCREASE

2021-08-14T03:47:44+00:00August 14th, 2021|

The Multiracial population has changed considerably since 2010. It was measured at 9 million people in 2010 and is now 33.8 million people in 2020, a 276% increase.

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