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It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-03T15:34:19+00:00September 3rd, 2021|

Tiger Woods   Happy Friday everyone! Today we are highlighting Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods. He is a professional American golfer, whom I’m sure we have all heard of! Infact earlier this year, a Famous Friday article was written about his son who also enjoys the sport. Tiger Woods was born in Cypress, California on December 30, 1975 to his parents Earl and Kultida. Woods is of Caucasian, Black, American Indian and Asian descent, or as he calls it “Cablinasian”. From an extremely young age, Woods began playing golf, and by [...]

The Multiracial Numbers and the Census Bureau

2021-08-30T16:49:47+00:00August 30th, 2021|

The Rise in the Multiracial Population The Census Bureau has released the perceived reasons for the amazing rise in the Multiracial population. This is what they said: “In 2020, the percentage of people who reported multiple races changed more than all of the race alone groups, increasing from 2.9% of the population (9 million people) in 2010 to 10.2% of the population (33.8 million people) in 2020. The observed changes in the Multiracial population could be attributed to a number of factors, including demographic change since 2010. But we expect [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-08-27T14:17:33+00:00August 27th, 2021|

  Benjamin Jealous is a Multiraical American civil rights leader and a social impact investor. He  was born 1973 in Pacific Grove California to his Biracial Mother Ann Jealous and his white father Fred Jealous. Jealous went to Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. While at this school he began working with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, in the same year, he also worked as a reporter for the Jackson Advocate in Mississippi which is Mississippi's oldest Black Newspaper. He eventually became the newspaper’s [...]

Walmart Offers Inclusive line for Multiracial Kids

2021-08-25T21:25:40+00:00August 25th, 2021|

Walmart and Dove have announced a new exclusive line of baby products that aim to fill a gap in the market. Baby Dove’s new inclusive line of shampoo, conditioner, baby wash and skin cream is designed for children with multiracial babies who may not benefit as much from traditional products. The new product line adds yet another retail category in which Walmart has exclusive products.

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-08-20T03:04:26+00:00August 20th, 2021|

  Hello Everyone my name is AJ Rempel, the President of Project Race kids. Today is Friday! I would like to highlight Sachio Kinugasa. Sachio Kinugasa was raised by his Japanese mother while his father, who was an African American dad was stationed in Japan after WWII. After his high school career, he was signed by the Hiroshima Carp, in 1965 and had many years in the minors. He was a catcher until an injury and switched to a first basemen in 1968. He became the team’s starting first baseman [...]

Outside of the US

2021-08-19T16:22:33+00:00August 19th, 2021|

My name is Emma, and I'm applying for the Thomas J Watson Fellowship which is a grant that supports a year of independent study. My project proposal centers around two main ideas: learning how mixed people understand their identity and investigating if mixed people share a common experience regardless of where they live. I will then apply this knowledge to my own journey as a mixed person when I connect with my Chilean heritage. I'm looking for people who live in Canada, Chile, England, France, Japan, South Korea, or Sweden [...]

INCREASE

2021-08-14T03:47:44+00:00August 14th, 2021|

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 Multiracial Category Grows

2021-08-13T15:32:02+00:00August 13th, 2021|

  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 [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-08-13T13:24:08+00:00August 13th, 2021|

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, [...]

Racial Wording

2021-08-12T16:13:34+00:00August 12th, 2021|

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 [...]

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