July 7th, 2023|

  Happy Friday! This week we are highlighting singer Miguel Jontel Pimentel, better known simply as Miguel. He is of Mexican American and African American descent. Miguel was born in San Pedro, California on October 23, 1985. He grew up [...]

July 1st, 2023|

Race-based Affirmative Action Supreme Court Decision Politico In 1996, voters in California approved Proposition 209, a ballot initiative that made the state the first in the country to ban race-based affirmative action in public universities. The proposition’s chief architect was [...]

June 30th, 2023|

IT’S FAMOUS FRIDAY! Jennifer Beals Jennifer Beals was born on December 19, 1963, and is an American actress. She made her film debut in My Bodyguard (1980), before receiving critical acclaim for her performance as Alexandra Owens in Flashdance (1983). Beals was born and raised in [...]

June 24th, 2023|

FROM THE CENSUS BUREAU   I received a survey from the Census Bureau this week just because I am on their mailing list. It had the following questions: What sex were you assigned at birth, on your original birth certificate? [...]

June 22nd, 2023|

Hispanic Population Surpasses White Population in Texas Hispanic Texans are now the largest demographic group in the state, outnumbering white Texans by nearly 129,000 people, according to the latest U.S. census estimates. We are interested in the way the U. [...]

June 17th, 2023|

Ahead of Juneteenth, congressional lawmakers again seek to remove exception for slavery from US Constitution A group of Democratic lawmakers has reintroduced a joint resolution to negate a clause in the 13th Amendment of the Constitution that permits slavery or involuntary servitude “as [...]

June 16th, 2023|

A Michigan school cut a 7-year-old biracial girl's hair, but she won in the end Yahoo News spoke to Jurnee Hoffmeyer about hair discrimination — a day before Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the Crown Act into law. Michigan girl, [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

June 16th, 2023|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel, highlighting Miles Morales, a comic book superhero. Miles Morales is a teenage superhero and one of the many variants of Spiderman. Miles is Puerto Rican and Black, he was the first Black Spiderman and [...]

June 15th, 2023|

The Supreme Court issued a landmark victory for tribal sovereignty by rejecting all the constitutional challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in Brackeen v. Haaland, requiring state courts to make active efforts to protect Native children and keep Native families [...]

June 15th, 2023|

The census should not be political. Blake Farenthold

It’s Famous Friday!

June 2nd, 2023|

  Happy Friday! Today’s article will be highlighting actress Lauren London. London was born in Los Angeles on December 5, 1984. Her mother is African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish. Lauren London has had roles in several films and [...]

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