CBS SUNDAY MORNING We are very pleased to announce that CBS Sunday Morning is airing a segment on Multiracial people this Sunday, June 13 from 9 AM to 10:30 AM EST. One of our Teen Project RACE Leaders, Lexi Brock, will be featured! Please tune in.
“What Are You?” Photos by Phil Skinner for AP Images By Lexi Brock as told to Kim Tranell Lexi, 18, grew up hearing that question again and again in her small Georgia town. Now she will proudly tell you she’s multiracial—and what that means to her. Imagine sitting down at a restaurant with your family and the couple at the next table ask to move. You aren’t sure why, but you’re no longer hungry. Now think about going to church on Sunday, but all of a sudden you can’t, because [...]
As we enter the holiday season, it is only fitting to feature one of the queens of holiday music, Mariah Carey. She moved to Manhattan the day after her high school graduation to pursue her career. Carey is an extremely talented singer, producer, songwriter, and actress. She even currently holds the record for most number one debuts on the Billboard Hot 100. She has sold over 80 million records and won several Grammies! Over the course of her career she has accumulated a net worth of over 500 million dollars. [...]
This week’s Famous Friday features someone who has been in the headlines quite often lately, Colin Kaepernick. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and he is of African American and European descent. From a young age he continually excelled in all sorts of sports. He is currently a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. If you haven’t heard, Kaepernick began a silent protest during the NFL preseason. Instead of standing for the national anthem, he takes a knee. He doesn’t do this to disrespect veterans or our military, but to [...]
Today's Famous Friday features two really young, but really popular multiracial kids. North and Saint West. They are the son and daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Their daughter, North West, is only 3 years old. Their son, Saint West, is not even a year old yet! At such a young age, these tiny tots have already made some pretty awesome memories. North celebrated one of her birthdays with a 'Kidchella' party, which was a spinoff of the popular music festival Coachella. It [...]
As the world tunes into The 2016 Olympic Games, Project RACE wants to highlight all of the multiracial athletes who are competing. For this week’s Famous Friday we will be taking a closer look at the fabulous Jessica Ennis-Hill. Jessica was born on January 28th, 1986, and she is of Jamaican and Caucasian ancestry. She is a British Track and Field athlete. At 29 year’s old she is a World and Olympic heptathlon champion!! In case you were wondering, a heptathlon is a track and field competition that consists of 7 [...]