Beth McNally Our family had the great fortune to become interracial when my daughter married her now former spouse several years ago. I was ecstatic to become the grandmother (and Nana) to Campbell in 2012 and am lucky enough to live in the same town as he and his parents. Campbell was the first (and remains the only) grandchild in our family and is, quite simply, adored. When my daughter was pregnant and I began the grandmother-to-be buying spree, I got my first inkling that my worldview was going to [...]
Multiracial Heritage Week is upon us! We hope you enjoy meeting some of leadership families. First up, the Baldwins! It is sad to say that this Multiracial Heritage week comes in a time of greater racial unrest than any of the past six. Nonetheless, this week is one focused on celebrating our heritage and being proud of what makes us who we are. I’m the youngest of three children. My black father was born in Houston in 1960 and remembers, as a young boy, seeing the anguish in his family [...]
The U. S. Census Bureau publishes a feature called Stats for Stories that goes to journalists around the county. It gives them an idea of what important celebrations are taking place around America. This year the bureau is including Project RACE in the important list for June in recognition of Multiracial Heritage Week (MHW), which is June 7 to June 14, 2019. We celebrate with proclamations from state governors and large city mayors. We also have fun with it! We hold parties across the county and encourage you to have [...]
Project RACE needs volunteers from every state to help gain official recognition of MULTIRACIAL HERITAGE WEEK! June 7 - 14 Click Here: ProjectRACE.com/MHW Make sure your state is represented!