I am Multiracial

2019-10-22T13:59:49+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

“I am multiracial” Mirage News -“What are you?” It’s a loaded question, and for people with multiple racial ancestries, it can be a body blow to that person’s sense of identity and inclusion. According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their [...]

New Study

2018-06-30T07:31:41+00:00June 30th, 2018|

New Study Explores How Observers Identify Multiracial Individuals According to a new study, mixed race individuals are likely to be categorized as non-white by observers. According to a new study, by 2050 one in five Americans will identify as multiracial. The study also reported that individuals of multiracial background are usually categorized by observers as non-white. Jacqueline Chen is an assistant psychology professor at the University of Utah and the lead author of the study. She said as more Americans identify as multiracial, it is important to know how these [...]

Thank you!

2017-06-14T06:42:02+00:00June 14th, 2017|

Thank you to everyone who helped make Multiracial Heritage Week a success again this year! Since its inception in 2014, we have received state proclamations from Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Washington, DC. This year we also reached out to city mayors in addition to states. We held numerous celebrations and special events for the children throughout the United States because at Project RACE, it’s about the kids! We gave them “skin tones of the world” multicultural crayons with paper [...]

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