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It’s Famous Friday!

2022-09-02T12:41:09+00:00September 2nd, 2022|

  Happy Friday and the beginning of a new month! Today we highlight performer, well-rounded artist, record producer and actor, Lenny Kravitz. He was born May 26, 1964, in New York City to a father of Russian Jewish descent and a mother of Afro-Bahamian and African American descent. Surrounded by music from such a young age, from going to Church to his father being a free-lance jazz promoter to his parents overall love for different music genres including Classical, R&B and Blues to name a few, it was inevitable that [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2022-07-22T14:02:21+00:00July 22nd, 2022|

Happy Friday Everyone! My name is Allan Rempel and today I am highlighting Sydney Leroux! Sydney Leroux plays professional soccer in the NWSL and for the USA. Leroux was born in Surrey, British Columbia, on May 7th, 1990, to a white Canadian mother and a Black American father. Up until 2008, Leroux would represent the Canadian youth national team, where she would switch to the American u-20 squad. She joined the senior team in 2012. When Sydney Leroux was 15 she played for the Vancouver Whitecaps and became the youngest [...]

The New York Times Tries Harder

2020-10-08T20:24:23+00:00October 8th, 2020|

THE NEW YORK TIMES TRIES HARDER The New York Times is still afraid of using the terms “biracial” and “multiracial. Readers of this blog know that Kwame Anthony Appiah and I usually see the world of reporting on race differently, but he even he is trying now or perhaps he just slipped up. He wrote: “By the cultural logic, or illogic, of race, Kamala Harris, like Barack Obama, counts both as biracial and as Black. Among major-party vice-presidential candidates, she qualifies as the first Asian-American, the first Indian-American, the first [...]

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