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It’s Famous Friday!

2021-10-22T13:12:02+00:00October 22nd, 2021|

Naomi Campbell Hello everyone! And welcome back to Famous Friday! Today we will be talking about Naomi Campbell, who is a famous businesswoman, singer, actor, and supermodel. She was born May 22nd, 1970 in Streatham, South London to her mother Valerie Morris, a Jamaican-born dancer and to her father who is of Chinese-Jamaican descent. She spent her first years living in Rome, Italy as her mom worked as a modern dancer. Throughout her childhood, she also lived with her grandparents and other relatives as her mom traveled throughout Europe as [...]

Your Attention, Please

2021-10-17T18:16:24+00:00October 17th, 2021|

Your Attention, Please It has been brought to our attention that some people are confusing the need for medical knowledge in the Multiracial population. It seems that a regional organization announced that their organization is against a Multiracial category, especially when it comes to medicine. The reason given was that race is not a “biological” construct but is a “social” construct. It’s a discussion that has been going on forever with no resolution.  The stand of Project RACE is that the answer to the biological/social construct doesn’t matter. What matters [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-10-15T15:48:56+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Georgina Pazcoguin Happy Friday everyone! This week’s Famous Friday Article is about New York City Ballet (NYCB) Ballerina, Georgina Pazcoguin! Pazcoguin was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania to a Filipino father and Italian mother. Georgina started ballet at a young age. At age four, she began to attend Allegheny Ballet Academy. In 2001, at age 16, she enrolled in the official school of New York City Ballet - the School of American Ballet. She also trained at summer youth ballet programs. In October 2002, Pazcoguin became an apprentice with NYCB, and [...]

Census Bureau Meeting

2021-10-13T21:08:55+00:00October 13th, 2021|

Census Bureau Meeting It was a month in the making, but we finally had a meeting with three representatives from the Census Bureau yesterday. We had eight of the national leaders of the Multiracial community represented. It went very well. The Census Bureau personnel gave a presentation with the focus on the 2020 Census results, which was very informative and enlightening. We also discussed the following: Diversity Measures Majority/Minority Issues Multiracial Heritage Week Multiracial Wording Project RACE helping major corporations with diversity Important medical issues MENA Category 2030 Census Plans [...]

NFL Player’s Wife Shares Racist Comments

2021-10-12T15:21:50+00:00October 12th, 2021|

Allison Rochell's attempt to spread love was instead greeted on social media with racist hatred. Written By NewsOne Staff   Indianapolis Colts defensive end Isaac Rochell is seen after the conclusion of the preseason NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit on Aug. 27, 2021.  | Source: NurPhoto As the topic of racism’s incestuous relationship with the NFL rears its ugly head once again, the wife of an NFL player has begun to publicly share a sampling of the racist messages she is being sent on social media in response to [...]

More Multiracial People

2021-10-08T14:59:50+00:00October 8th, 2021|

This article appeared in The Washington Post today. Multiracial Americans could represent America’s future, some say While still a relatively small part of the population, more Americans than ever identify as multiracial, according to the census Steve Majors, in Takoma Park, Md., who is half-Black and half-White, grew up in an all-Black household but is often perceived as White. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) By Silvia Foster-Frau ,  Ted Mellnik  and  Adrian Blanco   Today at 8:00 a.m. EDT Tony Luna was once again being asked to choose one of his racial identities [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-10-08T13:00:26+00:00October 8th, 2021|

Wentworth Miller On June 2, 1972 Wentworth E Miller III was born to his parents Roxann and Wentworth E Miller II. His mother is of Rusyn, Swedish, French, Dutch, Syrian, and Lebanese ancestry. His father is of African-American Jamaican, German, and English ancestry. He has two sisters named Leigh and Gillian. Wentworth attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and graduated from Princeton University.   Wentworth moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. He became a well known actor in America and Great Britain. Wentworth said that the road [...]

Barack Obama is Black

2021-10-07T17:18:21+00:00October 7th, 2021|

Barack Obama is Black ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Sage Steele has apologized after making controversial statements about former President Barack Obama's racial identity. Steele has been removed from air following comments made during a September 29 podcast episode of "Uncut With Jay Cutler." In a statement to CNN, Steele said: "I know my recent comments created controversy for the company, and I apologize. We are in the midst of an extremely challenging time that impacts all of us, and it's more critical than ever that we communicate constructively and thoughtfully." Steele, [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-30T23:41:36+00:00September 30th, 2021|

Stanley Ann Dunham Today’s Famous Friday is about the mother of the world’s most famous Multiracial man, Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. Stanley Ann Dunham (November 29, 1942 – November 7, 1995) was an American anthropologist who specialized in the economic anthropology and rural development of Indonesia. She was known as Stanley Ann Dunham through high school, and resumed her maiden name, Ann Dunham, later in life. In an interview, Barack Obama referred to his mother as "the dominant figure in my formative years ... The values she taught [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-24T02:53:20+00:00September 24th, 2021|

Hines Ward Jr. Happy Famous Friday Everyone! This week's article is about football coach and former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward Jr. Born March 8, 1976, in Seoul South Korea to Korean mother Kim Younghee and African- American father Hines Ward Sr. When Ward was one year old his family moved to Atlanta and East point Georgia. Ward was the quarterback for his school's football team at Forest Park County High school. During this time, he was a two-time award winner of the Clayton County Offensive player of the [...]

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