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The Biracial side of Blackness

2024-02-19T21:50:59+00:00February 19th, 2024|

Blackness Our Perspective: The biracial side of Blackness Courier Newsroom February 19, 2024 by MSR News Online As our Black History Month discussion progresses, we shift the dialogue to how biracial people define their cultural identities. Living in a nation that once implied that one drop of Black blood made you a Black person, navigating a mixed heritage may present unique societal and individual challenges. Among those challenges are identity issues: (1) Some people of mixed heritage may struggle with their sense of identity. Some may even feel disconnected from both [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-02-16T13:24:14+00:00February 16th, 2024|

  Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel, highlighting Beatrice Laus, commonly known as the artist Beabadoobee!   Beatrice is a Filipino-English artist who was born on June 3rd, 2000. She started her career with a song she wrote on her guitar called “Coffee”. This song was a hit, with 300,000 views on YouTube and the attention of Dirty Hit Records which she signed to in April 2018.   Under Laus’ new label, she released her debut EP “Lice” in March 2018 and another EP “Patched Up” in December of that [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-02-02T13:22:03+00:00February 2nd, 2024|

  Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday features the famed actress, singer, and model Tia Carrere. Carrere, born Althea Rae Janairo on January 2, 1967, is best known for her captivating influence on the entertainment industry, where she showcases her remarkable talents to a global audience. Her Multiracial identity gets its roots in her blended heritage consisting of Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish ancestry. Her ethnic background continues to shape her day-to-day life and professional career. Carrere grew up in Hawaii, a culturally diverse environment with unique traditions and customs galore. Her [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-01-28T13:18:11+00:00January 28th, 2024|

Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday features the former NFL player and American civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick. I thought this week was a good time to reintroduce Kaepernick and update his accomplishments! He is of White and African-American descent, was born in 1987 and adopted by Rick and Teresa Kaepernick. From a young age, he began his football career and was nominated for all-state selection his senior year in football, basketball, and baseball while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. In college, Kaepernick played football for the University of Nevada, Reno. Throughout [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-01-19T13:25:13+00:00January 19th, 2024|

Eva Noblezada, a very talented actress and singer, has been a major influence in the Broadway world. Eva Maria Noblezada was born on March 18, 1996, in San Diego, California. Her father, Jon, is of Filipino ancestry while her mother, Angie, is of Mexican descent. She attened an arts school for most of her life and comes from a musically gifted family. Her musical prowess would show through her becoming one of the finalists for the 2013 National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Here she was noticed by a casting [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2024-01-13T14:24:08+00:00January 13th, 2024|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel, highlighting the soccer player David Silva!   David Silva is a retired soccer player who became famous for playing for Manchester City. David’s mom is Japanese while his father is Spanish. He began his professional journey at 17 for the Spanish team Valencia. Valencia loaned Silva to Eibar where he made his professional debut in the 2004/05 season. Once he moved back to Valencia he became a prominent player immediately. David missed only six matches in the 2006/07 season and scored 14 goals.   [...]

2024-01-11T14:20:07+00:00January 11th, 2024|

Denver’s multiracial population is growing so much it now outpaces NYC, D.C. and San Francisco Despite being 54% white, 13% of Denverites identify as more than one race

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-12-29T14:47:11+00:00December 29th, 2023|

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Auli%CA%BBi_Cravalho_2017.jpg Happy Friday, I hope you enjoyed the holiday season! The celebrity of this week is none other than Auli'i Cravalho, the talented actor. Cathleen Puanani Cravalho and Dwayne Cravalho welcomed their daughter, Chloe Auliʻi Cravalho, into the world on November 22, 2000. Auliʻi Cravalho has numerous talents, including acting and singing, which led her to celebrity status. Her most acclaimed role, the voice of Moana, led to her ascension and kicked off an extraordinarily versatile career. Auliʻi Cravalho hails from Kohala, Hawaii, embracing a diverse heritage that includes a [...]

2023-12-24T00:05:44+00:00December 24th, 2023|

More Brazilians declared themselves as being biracial, country's statistics agency says Author of the article: The Associated Press Mauricio Savarese Published Dec 22, 2023  •  1 minute read Join the conversation Article content RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More Brazilians declared they are biracial than white last year, the country’s statistics agency said on Friday, citing data from its most recent census. Agency IBGE said in a statement that about 92.1 million people _ which is about 45.3% of the country’s population — consider themselves biracial. Another 88.2 million Brazilians, or 43.5% [...]

2023-12-20T21:25:39+00:00December 20th, 2023|

If we only see part of America, we can only heal part of America. It’s time to shed light on the invisible millions and make them an integral part of the public health narrative. Let us make the term “some other race” obsolete in our public health discourse. Juan Carlos Gonzalez Jr.

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