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2023-10-11T17:32:37+00:00October 11th, 2023|

  Census Bureau Releases Racial Data without Multiracial Data Today the Census Bureau released data showing racial data for the total school enrollment population in the United States. The data neglected to show any Multiracial or two or more races information. It feels like 1990 again.

Depression and Multiracial Adolescents

2023-10-09T23:18:40+00:00October 9th, 2023|

Multiracial Adolescents More Prone to Major Depression, Receive Treatment Less Frequently October 9, 2023 Chelsie Derman Only roughly 21% of adolescents with mental health issues receive outpatient treatment, according to a new study. A new study reveals multiracial adolescents have a higher rate of major depressive disorder (MDD)—or at least they did during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to data analyzed from 2021. The new study also found adolescents who were Asian, Black, Latinx, and/or multiracial r received fewer treatment compared to their White adolescent peers.1 The study, led by Michael Flores, PhD, MPH, of [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-10-06T14:18:40+00:00October 6th, 2023|

Conan Lee Gray is an American singer and songwriter. Born in Lemon Grove, California on December 5, 1998, to a father of Irish ancestry and a Japanese mother. Gray was raised in Georgetown, Texas. In 2018, Gray signed a record deal with Republic Records, which released his debut EP, Sunset Season. With the viral success of "Maniac" and "Heather", Gray’s studio album Kid Krowdebuted at number five on the U.S. Billboard 200, making it the biggest U.S. artist debut of the year. His second studio album, Superache, debuted in the [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-29T14:16:18+00:00September 29th, 2023|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel and I’m highlighting the singer Laufey Lin Jónsdóttir! Laufey is an artist who sings a mix of jazz-pop and bedroom pop. On April 23, 1999, Laufey was born in Reykjavík, Iceland to a Chinese mother and an Icelandic father. Her mother was a classical violinist and her grandfather, Lin Yaoji, was a violin teacher. Her mother and her grandfather were both inspirations for her love of music. Laufey has been involved with music since she was very young, she started to learn the piano [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-22T22:44:53+00:00September 22nd, 2023|

Welcome to this week's Famous Friday! This week we are highlighting Malika Andrews who is an American sports reporter and journalist. She is the host of NBA Today and joined ESPN in October 2018 as an online NBA writer. Later on she debuted as ESPNs youngest sideline reporter for a broadcast during the 2020 NBA bubble. She was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in the sports industry for 2021. Andrews was born in Oakland California to her father, Mike, who is of African American descent and a personal [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-15T14:25:37+00:00September 15th, 2023|

Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday highlights the professional basketball player Blake Griffin! Blake Griffin is an NBA player currently playing for the Boston Celtics. Griffin was born on March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His father is African-American, while his mother is of Caucasian and Native American descent, providing him with the unique experiences of those in the Multiracial community. His father was a fabled player and coach, developing a love for basketball in his two sons at a young age. Blake pursued this passion fervently, playing collegiate basketball [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-09T03:04:00+00:00September 9th, 2023|

Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday highlights the actor, singer, and model Zoë Kravitz.   Kravitz was born in 1988 in Venice, Los Angeles to the famous musician Lenny Kravitz and actor Lisa Bonet who are both half-White and half African-American. In addition, she possesses family relations to Roxie and Al Roker. Due to her heavily celebrity-influenced childhood, Zoë Kravitz began her career at an extremely early age.   After appearing in several acting roles at age 9, a year later, Kravitz performed in the “I Know” music video by Jay [...]

National Teacher of the Year

2023-09-04T21:20:41+00:00September 4th, 2023|

  High school teacher Rebecka Peterson recognizes that it's rare for students to be taught by a biracial, bilingual female in mathematics. That's one reason why — as Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year, and this year's National Teacher of the Year — she's lifting up her identity as a Swedish-Iranian immigrant.

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-01T14:22:12+00:00September 1st, 2023|

It’s Famous Friday!   Bruno Mars, whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, is a highly talented and versatile American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. Born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he rose to prominence in the music industry with his distinctive blend of pop, R&B, funk, and soul influences. His father is half Puerto Rican and half Jewish, while his mother has Filipino and Spanish ancestry. Mars gained recognition for his debut album in 2010, which featured hits such as "Just the Way You Are" "Grenade" [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-08-25T13:56:35+00:00August 25th, 2023|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel and I’m highlighting Brittany Collins, more commonly known as Coi Leray! Collins was born on May 11, 1997, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her mom, Debra Antney, is Danish and Cape Verdean and her dad is Black and Puerto Rican. Her mom heavily influenced her career, Antney was known for managing artists like Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj. Coi Leray started her music career in 2017, but it really kicked off in 2018 when she released her single Huddy. A year later she signed with Republic [...]

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