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Join Multiracial Study

2021-03-15T20:37:23+00:00March 15th, 2021|

The Multiracial Families Study of ASU would like to invite families with a Multiracial American adolescent between the ages of 14 and 18 to take a survey! The Multiracial adolescent and two of their parents/primary caregivers will each take a 30 minute survey and EACH be compensated with a $10 Amazon gift card. Please find more information and sign up for the study here: tinyurl.com/MRFamily We’d appreciate if you share the link with any eligible families you know! Thank you! The findings from this research will be used towards educating society about Multiracial experiences and [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-03-12T22:55:17+00:00March 12th, 2021|

Happy Friday! This week’s Famous Friday article is about author Matt de la Peña. De la Peña was born in Southern California, his father is Hispanic while his mother is Caucasian. Matt has mentioned multiple times that he had racial confusion as a child. While de la Peña is of Hispanic descent, he looks very Caucasian. De la Peña said that sometimes he felt guilty for not looking as Hispanic as some of his relatives. De la Peña’s struggle with his ethnic background has led to multiple works on racial [...]

Mixed Messages

2021-03-11T19:13:36+00:00March 11th, 2021|

ON-CAMPUS EVENTS BAMS presents “Media Representation of Mixed People” provided by ABC NewsA 2013 Cheerios commercial which portrayed a mixed child talking to her white mother and Black father led to backlash and racism. Discussion focused on how shows neglect to represent mixed characters By LORENA MAGGIORE - MARCH 11, 2021 On March 8, the Binghamton University Association of Mixed Students (BAMS) hosted a meeting called, “Media Representation of Mixed People.” The event began with a game of Kahoot! followed by a presentation and open discussion on how multiracial people were represented in [...]

This has to stop

2021-03-10T13:37:57+00:00March 10th, 2021|

A new report found that anti-Asian hate crimes were up 150% in major US cities last year. And that they took place predominantly in New York and Los Angeles.

What?!

2021-03-08T14:43:52+00:00March 8th, 2021|

What?! I watched Oprah Winfrey’s much hyped interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. I hope you saw it too. The subject of race was brought up by Oprah many times. When Meghan told Oprah that there had been some discussions with members of the royal family, or “the firm” as Meghan called it, Oprah said, “WHAT?!” The talks centered around baby Archie’s color. Would he be too dark to represent royalty? Why was that even brought up as a royal issue? It’s a pity that the subject had to [...]

Interracial Relationships in Advertising

2021-03-07T21:01:53+00:00March 7th, 2021|

Americans See More Interracial Relationships in Advertising By Deborah Block March 07, 2021 03:29 AM Actors portray a biracial family in an ad for the Old Navy clothing retailer. (Courtesy Old Navy) A happy interracial family hugging each other while wearing apparel from clothing retailer Old Navy. A smiling Black man giving his white girlfriend an engagement ring in a State Farm insurance ad. And a biracial couple and their kids on a road trip in a vehicle made by Hyundai. These are among the increasing number of advertisements selling everything [...]

News Flash

2021-03-05T17:14:34+00:00March 5th, 2021|

Census Bureau researchers predicted that people of two or more races would be the fastest-growing group over the next four decades, rising “some 200 percent.” The Washington Post 

About Tiger Woods…

2021-02-27T16:31:36+00:00February 27th, 2021|

What Tiger Woods Means to MULTIRACIAL America This is my opinion on Terence Moore’s CNN opinion piece carried by CNN. Moore is an Atlanta-based sports columnist and commentator. He should stick to sports and less time on racial identity. -Susan Graham   I just read the article called “What Tiger Woods means to Black America” on CNN, which may not be responsible for Moore’s content, but certainly gave him a national platform in which to spew misinformation and some weird self-importance about picking Tiger’s race. Tiger Woods is multiracial. He [...]

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