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It’s Famous Friday!

2023-04-21T12:29:38+00:00April 21st, 2023|

  Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel and I’m highlighting Dior Goodjohn! Goodjohn was born in Santa Monica, California on August 13th, 2006. Her mom is White and her dad is Black. Dior is a model and actress. She has been acting and modeling since a very young age. Goodjohn made her television debut in an episode of Glee in 2013, since then she has been in productions such as an episode of Raven’s Home in 2019 where she played the antagonist of the episode. She was in an episode [...]


2023-04-20T22:00:06+00:00April 20th, 2023|

LAST CHANCE TO TELL THE GOVERNMENT WHAT YOU WANT! DEADLINE APRIL 27   In the 1990s, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) put out a notice asking for public comment on the changes to racial and ethnic reporting. They received over 600 letters from people like you who wanted to see some changes in Multiracial reporting. That was considered a very influential number of responses at the time. Now the Census Bureau is asking for comments for the 2030 census. The more, the better! We each need to write [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-04-14T14:01:59+00:00April 14th, 2023|

This week's Famous Friday is about Francisco or Frankie Muniz. On December 5, 1985, Frankie was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey to Denise and Francisco Muniz III. Denise is half Irish and half Italian and Francisco III is Puerto Rican. Frankie also has an older sister. At four years old, Frankie and his family moved to Knightdale, North Carolina. At years old, his parents divorced shortly after playing Tiny Tim at a local production of The Christmas Carol. To start off his acting career, Frankie appeared in advertisements and then [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-04-08T16:31:09+00:00April 8th, 2023|

  Happy Friday! This week we are highlighting the late Carol Channing. She was a dancer, actor, singer and comedian famous for her contributions to entertainment. She was born January 31, 1921, and passed January 15, 2019. She was born in Seattle, Washington to a mother of German and Jewish ancestry and a father of African and German ancestry. Channing made her Broadway debut in 1942 in the musical Proof Through The Night. She would later go on to perform in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949) debuting the character Lorelei Lee. [...]

Latino or Hispanic Identification

2023-04-06T19:10:52+00:00April 6th, 2023|

A growing number of people who identify as Latino or Hispanic identify as multiracial. That’s according to 2020 Census data. KERA reporter Stella Chavez talked with Host Justin Martin about the Census findings. Here's what she found: What the Census data shows 57.8% of Hispanic or Latino respondents reported one race in the 2020 Census compared to more than 81% who did so in 2010. 18.6 million people reported two or more races, up from 2.6 million people in 2010. 43.6% of Hispanics either did not respond to the race question [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-04-02T14:15:55+00:00April 2nd, 2023|

Known for her acting and activism, Fredricka “Fredi” Carolyn Washington was born on December 23, 1903 to parents, both of African American and European ancestry. She had fair skin and green eyes and was “white passing”, but she proudly claimed she was Black. She was born in Savannah, Georgia and had eight siblings. Once she was 16, Fredi moved to New York City, and this is where she began acting. The Harlem Renaissance was picking up pace during this time, and Fredi found herself in the middle of all of [...]


2023-03-19T21:50:50+00:00March 19th, 2023|

Any of you who have not written to the OMB with comments on a Multiracial category are guilty of not caring about the Multiracial Movement. The OMB just concluded their town hall meetings, and we had a very poor showing. Yes, they only gave each person two minutes to speak, but were overwhelmed with people who want to change or keep the Black category and want other populations on the census and other forms. Are you no longer interested in seeing that our Multiracial children have respectful wording for themselves? [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-03-17T14:14:43+00:00March 17th, 2023|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m Allan Rempel and I’m highlighting Reece James! Reece James is the right-back for Chelsea. Reece James is a crucial player for both Chelsea and England. Reece James has many significant accomplishments like winning the Champions League, but let's take a deeper look into his career. Reece James was born on December 8th, 1999. Reece James’ father is Jamaican while his mother is white. James signed with Chelsea when he was just 8 years old where he began to play for their academy. James was loaned out [...]

OMB Act Three

2023-03-12T23:06:33+00:00March 12th, 2023|

OMB ACT THREE Second Town Hall on OMB’s Race and Ethnicity Statistical Standards to Hear from the Public on Friday, March 17 The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Federal Interagency Technical Working Group on Race and Ethnicity Standards (Working Group) are hosting the second of three Town Halls to hear directly from the American public about the initial proposals to revise Statistical Policy Directive No. 15: Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity (SPD 15). To participate, please follow these instructions [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-02-25T17:35:40+00:00February 25th, 2023|

Hello! And welcome back to this week’s Famous Friday! Today we will highlight Kimora Lee Simmons, a businesswoman,  American model, entrepreneur, fashion designer, actor, author, and philanthropist. She was born in St. Louis Missouri to her African American father and her Japanese-Korean mother. Growing up because of her identifiable height at 5’10'' and because of her multiracial background she openly discussed how she was a target for bullies and always felt different from those around her. In an effort to boost her confidence at age 11, Kimora’s mother enrolled her [...]

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