Friend to the Multiracial Community Dies

2023-05-28T21:45:49+00:00May 28th, 2023|

Friend to the Multiracial Community Dies Tom Sawyer, an eight-term Democratic congressman from Ohio has died. He was responsible for introducing Multiracial advocates in Congress in the 1990s. He was close friends with Ohio House Speaker William Mallory, who introduced the country’s first legislation for a Multiracial classification on a state level. Mr. Sawyer was chairman of the House Post Office and Civil Service Subcommittee on Census and Population. Sawyer asked me, my eight-year-old son, Ryan, and other leaders in the Multiracial community to testify before the subcommittee when we [...]