It’s Famous Friday!

November 27th, 2020|

  Happy Friday and Thanksgiving everyone!  As you all know, and have seen all over the news and social media, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the 2020 election.  Kamala Harris specifically, as a multiracial woman of color - she [...]

Book Review: Caste

November 24th, 2020|

Book Review: Caste: The Origins of our Discontent Isabel Wilkerson is a formidable and distinguished writer. I wish I could stop right there, but I cannot. I finally got to read Caste: The Origins of our Discontent and I’m still not [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

November 21st, 2020|

Famous Friday: Lamelo Ball If you watched this year’s NBA draft, you likely saw Lamelo Ball selected as the third pick by the Charlotte Hornets. Ball is the youngest son of his Black father and white mother. If you follow [...]

What’s happening at Harvard?

November 13th, 2020|

Harvard University. Yesterday, a federal appeals court ruled that the school does not discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process, upholding a ruling from last year. The case against Harvard began in 2014, when a lawsuit alleged that the Ivy [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

November 13th, 2020|

  Happy Friday everyone! This week’s Famous Friday is on actor, director, and activist Avan Jogia. Avan Tudor Jogia was born on February 9, 1992, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Jogia’s father is East Indian while his mother is of Caucasian [...]

Hispanic/multiracial patients and COVID-19

November 9th, 2020|

Black Hispanics with a particularly high risk of severe COVID-19. BY JONATHAN EDWARDS According to a new study, Hispanics have a higher risk of serious COVID-19 disease, including ICU death and death, than non-Hispanic whites. The risk is particularly high in [...]

We’ve Got A Secret

November 7th, 2020|

  Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden! Congratulations are also due to Kamala Harris, the first biracial person to be elected Vice-President. But hush. It is a secret apparently that Harris is biracial. CNN, The New York Times, and even NPR [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

November 6th, 2020|

Ritchie Torres   With the Presidential race still hanging in the balance, Tuesday’s election night had results that were historic regarding the election of new members to Congress. Ritchie Torres, a Bronx native, became the first openly gay Afro-Latino to [...]

Thank you to The New York Times

November 5th, 2020|

We would like to thank The New York Times for publishing Thomas L. Friedman’s opinion piece “There was a loser last night. It was America” on November 5, 2020. Friedman included the term “multiracial” in this paragraph: "The U.S. Census [...]

The Latino Vote?

November 5th, 2020|

The Latino Vote I do not completely understand why President Trump got the Latino vote. This article from The New York Times explains it better than I ever could. Susan

Racist Language

November 4th, 2020|

Alabama voters approved a measure Tuesday that allows lawmakers to remove racist language in the state constitution — words written during the Jim Crow era to uphold white supremacy.

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