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.
The Census Bureau has released its data from the 2020 Census on race and ethnicity. You have probably read the news stories or seen the videos on it. You can get more information at census.gov I though it would serve our users to hit the highlights for you after looking over all the data. These are the important points: The Multiracial population in America is 10.2 percent in 2020. The Black population grew by 88.7% since 2010 and is now at 14.2%, which means we have proven that the [...]
On October 14th, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Kyla Ross, a multiracial gymnast was born. Kyla Ross’s father’s (Jason Ross) ethnicity is of African American and Japanese ancestry. Her mother (Kiana Ross) is of Filipino, German, and Puerto Rican descent. She has two siblings named McKenna and Kanye. Kyla was a member of the US women's gymnastics team and she was in the 2016 Rio summer Olympics, on the US team. In the Olympics she won a gold medal with her team. From different competitions, in total, she has 14 gold, [...]
New Poll Shows Black People Prefer to be Called Simply ‘Black’ Over ‘African American,’ Hispanics Aren’t Keen to Newly-Formed Label ‘LatinX’ CNN - Posted by Atahabih Germain | August 11, 2021 Over the years, members of the Black community have been described by varying racial terms, including negro, colored, and African American. However, a recent Gallup poll showed that Black people are now more inclined to be labeled as simply “Black.” According to the Moxie Exchange, a training and mentoring group aimed at helping businesses develop talent and create inclusive workplaces, the reason behind why [...]
Outgoing PRT President met today with members of the Project RACE Youth Leadership Team to cast a vision for the new cohort! Left to right: Karson, Anna, Maddy, AJ. Missing: William.
Keegan-Michael Key Happy Friday! This Friday we are highlighting Keegan-Michael Key. He was born March 22, 1971 and is of White and Black ethinicity. At a young age he was adopted, and his adoptive parents were a Black man and White woman, like his birth parents. He is an American writer, producer, actor and comedian. Key has worked on several movies and series throughout his career thus far. This includes having a recurring role on Parks and Recreation (2013-2015). Along with this he has done voice acting for movies such [...]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson We are about to wrap up Space Science July in America. Billionaire Richard Branson soared into space aboard a Virgin Galactic flight, and Jeff Bezos boarded Blue Origin on July 20 to become the second billionaire to have bragging rights that go all the way into space. That brings us to the wildly popular astrophysicist, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who is one of my personal heroes. He is our Famous Friday personality for today. Tyson has been interviewed everywhere it seems this month. His down-to-earth explanation of what [...]
I read a few articles in the past week that make me wonder what will become of the Multiracial community if we do not comment on those articles and those like them. The first one is about the singer/songwriter, Halsey. She gave birth to a baby while she was wearing her hair in box braids. Apparently, many people did not know that she was Biracial until they saw the pictures, which caused people to surmise that she had been “passing as white.” Perhaps she was just being quietly Biracial. She’s [...]
Happy Friday everyone, welcome back to Famous Friday. Today we will be taking a glimpse into the life of Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer. Sydney Leroux is a proud Multiracial professional women's soccer player. She is a 2015 FIFA 2015 World Cup winner and Olympic Gold medalist. She plays the forward position on the Orlando Pride US soccer team within the National Women's Soccer League. Originally born in Canada on May 7, 1990, to her white Canadian mother, Sandi, and her black American father, Ray, she pursued her love of [...]