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Thank you from Project RACE

2021-12-31T15:03:53+00:00December 31st, 2021|

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” Robert F. Kennedy   Yes, it’s Famous Friday, but it’s also time to thank everyone who has helped make Project RACE what is today as we go into a brand-new year. I would like to thank all the people who make Project RACE successful for the multiracial community.   I wish I could thank everyone individually, but that’s not possible. From the Project RACE Teens who make sure we have a Famous Friday [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-12-24T04:29:34+00:00December 24th, 2021|

  Hello everyone! And welcome back to Famous Friday! Today we will be talking about Fionnghuala O’Reilly, who is a famous Multiracial Actress, Model, Engineer, and Pageant Title Holder. O’Reilly was born on August 20th, 1993, in Fort Knox, Kentucky, to her Irish father and African American mother. She signed her first modeling contract when she was 19 years old with an agency located in Milan, Italy. She, later on, went to receive her bachelor's degree in Science of Systems and Engineering from George Washington University in Washington D.C. She [...]

From Medical News Today

2021-12-23T22:09:12+00:00December 23rd, 2021|

Air pollution exposure in the US: Systemic racism, not income, drives disparities New research highlights the role of systemic racism in the uneven effects of air pollution in the United States. Marcos Osorio/Stocksy Research has linked air pollution to a range of medical conditions. In the United States, racially minoritized groups are exposed to more air pollution than are white Americans. A new study finds for the first time that race and ethnicity are a more significant factor in exposure to air pollution than income level in the U.S. Researchers [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-12-17T14:42:53+00:00December 17th, 2021|

  Happy Friday Everyone! My name is Allan Rempel and I am going to share with you guys an athlete named Jamila Wideman! Jamila Wideman was born on October 16th, 1975. Her father is African American and her mom’s race is unknown. Jamila Wideman started her career when in seventh grade she was starting for varsity. She started for varsity six years in a row. Wideman averaged 17 points 6 steel 6 assists and 6 rebounds per game. While in high school Wideman began to write in her school new [...]

Race and Medicine

2021-12-11T17:39:44+00:00December 11th, 2021|

Race and Medicine I went to see a new doctor yesterday and while I was waiting in the exam room, I noticed a small statue of a black doctor treating a small black boy. While I thought it was a nice touch, I started to wonder if people really do seek out a physician of the same race or ethnicity. I tend to seek out the best doctor I can find, regardless of their ancestry. The new doctor came in and he was obviously Asian. We got to talking and [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-12-10T18:27:34+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Lori “Lolo” Jones is an American hurdler and bobsledder. She specializes in the 60 meter and the 100 meter hurdles. She was born on August 5, 1982, to an African-American father and a white mother in Des Moines, Iowa. Her mother is of French, African-American, Native American, and Norwegian descent. Lori attended eight schools in eight years. She lived in a Salvation Army church’s basement with her family. She often worked two jobs to help support her family of six be able to grow up and live. Eventually her mother [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-12-03T17:14:55+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Shannyn Sossamon Happy Friday everyone! Today’s article will highlight the American musician, actor and director, Shannyn Sossamon. Shannyn was born October 3, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is of Hawaiian-Filipina, Dutch, German, Irish, French, and English descent. She is known for her roles in 40 days and 40 Nights, A Knight’s Tale, and The Order. When Sossamon was 17 and graduated from high school, she moved to L.A. to pursue dance. However, after casting director Francine Maisler found her, she was cast into A Knight's Tale as Jocelyn. From here [...]

Help Project RACE

2021-11-30T18:36:16+00:00November 30th, 2021|

  Keep Project RACE Going! The month of December is Giving Month at Project RACE. We work hard for multiracial families and individuals throughout the year, but making ends meet sure isn’t easy. Our national and international membership continues to grow thanks to people like you who help us defer the cost of running the advocacy organization. Project RACE is an all-volunteer 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. No one is paid a salary and we keep our overhead costs to a minimum to best utilize our resources. Your donation will [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-11-26T14:20:43+00:00November 26th, 2021|

Charles Mingus Jr. Charles Mingus Jr. was a multiracial American Jazz double bassist, composer and pianist. He is considered to be one of the best jazz musicians of all time. He had a career that spanned over a course of  three decades. Throughout his career he collaborated with other popular jazz musicians such as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker  and Louis Armstrong. He was born in 1922 in Nogales Arizona to his mother who is of Asian, English and South-American descent and to his father who was of African American and [...]

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