2024-01-11T14:20:07+00:00January 11th, 2024|

Denver’s multiracial population is growing so much it now outpaces NYC, D.C. and San Francisco Despite being 54% white, 13% of Denverites identify as more than one race

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-11-24T15:14:54+00:00November 24th, 2023|

Welcome back to another famous Friday! This week, we are featuring Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo Anthony, aka Melo, was born on May 29, 1984 in Brooklyn, New York. Anthony is most famously known as a renowned professional basketball player celebrated for his extraordinary skills on the court, who also brought diversity and a Multiracial heritage, which has played a significant role in shaping both his personal and professional identity.   Anthony's family background is interest-piquing as his father, Carmelo Iriarte, hails from Puerto Rico, while his African-American mother, Mary Anthony, has [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-11-18T00:22:22+00:00November 18th, 2023|

Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday features the actress Rain Pryor. Pryor is of White and African-American descent and was born in 1969 to Shelly R. Bonus and Richard Pryor. Her mother was a Jewish dancer, and her father is a well-known comedian. Growing up, Pryor was mainly raised by her grandparents who taught her their Jewish culture. Throughout her career, she starred in several series’ such as Head of the Class, Rude Awakening, guest starred in series including The Division and Chicago Hope, and appeared on The Tonight Show Starring [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-10-13T12:59:06+00:00October 13th, 2023|

  Happy Friday! Today’s Famous Friday features the songwriter, singer, actress and radio host Crystal Kay. Kay was born in 1986 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan to a Korean-Japanese mother who was a professional singer and an African-American father who was stationed in Japan for the US Navy. Through attending various shows with her parents, she was able to meet singers such as Diana Ross and Bobby Brown. After singing in TV commercials at age 4 and making her first professional debut, at 12 years old, she created “Eternal Memories”, [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-10-06T14:18:40+00:00October 6th, 2023|

Conan Lee Gray is an American singer and songwriter. Born in Lemon Grove, California on December 5, 1998, to a father of Irish ancestry and a Japanese mother. Gray was raised in Georgetown, Texas. In 2018, Gray signed a record deal with Republic Records, which released his debut EP, Sunset Season. With the viral success of "Maniac" and "Heather", Gray’s studio album Kid Krowdebuted at number five on the U.S. Billboard 200, making it the biggest U.S. artist debut of the year. His second studio album, Superache, debuted in the [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-09-01T14:22:12+00:00September 1st, 2023|

It’s Famous Friday!   Bruno Mars, whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, is a highly talented and versatile American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. Born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he rose to prominence in the music industry with his distinctive blend of pop, R&B, funk, and soul influences. His father is half Puerto Rican and half Jewish, while his mother has Filipino and Spanish ancestry. Mars gained recognition for his debut album in 2010, which featured hits such as "Just the Way You Are" "Grenade" [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-07-22T13:19:22+00:00July 22nd, 2023|

Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel and today I’m highlighting Alexandra Shipp, an actress in Barbie. Alexandra Shipp was born in Pheonix Arizona on July 16th, 1991. Her father is black and her mother is White. Shipp attended Arizona School for the Arts and St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Pheonix. Alexandra Shipp has been an actress since she was a child. Alexandra Shipp debuted her acting career in 2009, for a minor role in Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squekual. She also starred in the third season of Nickelodeon’s [...]

2023-06-24T17:14:48+00:00June 24th, 2023|

FROM THE CENSUS BUREAU   I received a survey from the Census Bureau this week just because I am on their mailing list. It had the following questions: What sex were you assigned at birth, on your original birth certificate? Male Female Do you currently describe yourself a male, female, or transgender? Select all that apply. Male Female Transgender I use a different term, please specify: ______________ Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin? Yes No What is your race? Please select one or more. White Black or African [...]

2023-06-15T03:53:22+00:00June 15th, 2023|

The census should not be political. Blake Farenthold

It’s Famous Friday!

2023-04-21T12:29:38+00:00April 21st, 2023|

  Happy Friday everyone! I’m AJ Rempel and I’m highlighting Dior Goodjohn! Goodjohn was born in Santa Monica, California on August 13th, 2006. Her mom is White and her dad is Black. Dior is a model and actress. She has been acting and modeling since a very young age. Goodjohn made her television debut in an episode of Glee in 2013, since then she has been in productions such as an episode of Raven’s Home in 2019 where she played the antagonist of the episode. She was in an episode [...]

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