Multiracial Celebrities

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-10-23T02:51:43+00:00October 23rd, 2020|

  Happy Friday everyone!  This week’s Famous Friday is on American Singer-Songwriter Tori Kelly.  Kelly was born December 14, 1992, and is of Jamaican, Puerto Rican and Irish descent.  She currently lives in Wildomar, California and is married to André Murillo. Kelly has been singing since she was three, learned how to play piano at 12, the guitar at 15, and by 16, the drums.  From a young age her musical talents were recognized.  From starting a Youtube Channel and posting a viral cover of “Thinking About You” by Frank [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-10-09T13:01:47+00:00October 9th, 2020|

  Happy Friday everyone! We hope that you are staying as safe and as healthy as possible during these uncertain times. This week’s focus is on writer and musician James McBride. McBride was born on September 11, 1957, in New York City. McBride’s mother is Caucasian and Jewish while his father was African American. While mainly known for his literary works, it should also be known that McBride is an active saxophonist and composer. After graduating from Oberlin College in Ohio, McBride decided to pursue a career in writing. His [...]

The Kardashian Doll Clash

2020-09-29T04:49:03+00:00December 30th, 2018|

  I admit to not following the Kardashian family. I may be the only one. But something really jumped out at me in the last few days. Khloe Kardashian sent out a tweet asking for help finding a “biracial doll” for her biracial daughter. Dolls that resemble biracial or multiracial babies are not exactly a new phenomenon, but some do exist. That doesn’t really seem to be the problem. Many, many people started social media screaming about black dolls being readily available and that Khloe should get her “really black” [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-09-29T05:55:34+00:00November 22nd, 2018|

Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson Evan was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. His mother is entertainer Diana Ross who is African American. His father was of Norwegian and German descent. Evan is an American actor and musician. Evan married Ashlee Simpson in 2014. In the same year they had their daughter Jagger Snow Ross. Ashlee Simpson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her older sister is celebrity, Jessica Simpson. Ashlee has an 8 year old son from her previous husband, Pete Wentz. Evan has a good relationship with Ashlee’s ex [...]

An unfortunate occurrence

2020-09-29T04:53:38+00:00March 2nd, 2018|

The article below was reported by "Complex" online. It's sad that this even happened. -Project RACE Amandla Stenberg Bowed Out of 'Black Panther' Auditions to Give a Darker-Skinned Woman the Role Image via Getty/Santiago Felipe Amandla Stenberg, 19, known for her roles as Rue in The Hunger Games and Maddy in Everything, Everything, is also exceptionally thoughtful about her role as a biracial young entertainer. During an interview at the TIFF New Wave Festival in Toronto, Stenberg proved just how committed she is to being a positive cog in this [...]

Famous Friday

2020-09-29T05:57:42+00:00April 14th, 2017|

This week’s Famous Friday features interracial power couple - Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling. According to US Magazine, The dynamic duo quietly tied the knot in early 2016 after being together for over 5 years. They have two beautiful multiracial daughters, Esmerelda and Amada. Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida, and she is of Cuban-American descent. She is a singer, actress, model, and designer. You have probably watched her in major films like Hitch, Training day, and Stuck on You. She has also been the face of several advertisement [...]

FAMOUS FRIDAY: Meghan Markle

2016-11-11T02:23:26+00:00November 11th, 2016|

Meghan Markle is a beautiful and talented multiracial actress. She has recently been in the headlines due to her rumoured romance with Prince Harry. While I understand that is what most major news outlets are talking about, it isn’t what I want to talk about. I recently came across one of the best articles I have ever read when it comes to being Multiracial. The star of the article was none other than, Meghan Markle. My heart was stolen from the first paragraph where she said, “'What are you?' A [...]

LOVING MOVIE Opens in Select Theaters Friday

2020-09-29T05:30:32+00:00October 31st, 2016|

  We are excited about this film and hope that those in the vicinity of the theaters that will screen the film this Friday will show their support by showing up!!   LOVING From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way [...]

FAMOUS FRIDAY: Dak Prescott

2016-10-28T03:14:02+00:00October 28th, 2016|

Dak is currently a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. He is a 23 years old. He is the son of Nathaniel and the late Peggy Prescott. He has two older brothers and an older sister from his father’s previous marriage. Dak’s parents split when he was very young and he was raised with his two older brother by his mother Peggy who worked long hours at the Huddle House. Dak learned to throw the football in the field behind his trailer in Pine Creek Estates Mobile Home Park in Princeton, [...]

FAMOUS FRIDAY: James McBride

2020-09-29T05:38:14+00:00October 14th, 2016|

James McBride is a well-known multiracial writer and musician. He is of African-American and Jewish Ancestry. James was born in September of 1957 making him 59 years of age. James has an undergraduate degree in music composition, and also a journalism degree from Columbia University. I am particularly intrigued by his memoir, The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute To His White Mother. While I have not personally read his book, I have heard nothing but good things. There is a part where McBride asks his mother whether he [...]

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