NY Times finally Adds “Multiracial” to its Data and Studies Reporting

2022-02-27T20:51:19+00:00February 27th, 2022|

U.S. minorities experienced high rates of Covid-related discrimination, a study finds. By Roni Caryn Rabin People in the United States who belong to racial and ethnic minority groups reported experiencing Covid-related discrimination far more often than white people during the pandemic, and far more often than had been estimated, according to a new study that is one of the largest to date on the issue. The study, from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, a division of the National Institutes of Health, found that members of minority groups were more [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-09-17T03:52:30+00:00September 17th, 2021|

Happy Friday everyone I am Allan Rempel, and today I am going to be highlighting Lauren Ridloff! Lauren Ridloff is an actor and will be acting in the film Eternernals movie, she plays the character Makkari. Lauren Ridloff was born in Chicago Illinois, she was born deaf and to hearing parents, An African American mother, and a Mexican American father. She was enrolled at a catholic school with hearing children, she later stopped using her voice so that her intelligence was not judged because of it. After Catholic school, her [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-05-14T13:48:47+00:00May 14th, 2021|

The Hughes Brothers   Happy Friday Everyone! This week’s famous Friday comes in the form of directing and producing duo Albert and Allen Hughes. Known mainly as the Hughes brothers, twins Albert and Allen Hughes were born on April 1st, 1971 in Detroit Michigan. Their father, Albert, is of African American descent while their mother, Aida, is Armenian. After moving to California at the age of nine, the twins quickly became interested in film after their mother bought them their first video recorder. Using the camera to make short films [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-05-07T03:35:55+00:00May 7th, 2021|

Dana Mathewson   In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the start of the highly anticipated Tokyo Summer Olympic Games later this month, we feature the ever inspiring Dana Mathewson. Dana Mathewson is a biracial Chinese and Caucasian wheelchair tennis player for Team USA. Dana was born in San Diego, California, in 1990, to Dr. Arlene and Dr. Jim Mathewson. The Mathewsons had Dana involved in sports from her youth. When she was 10 years old Dana unexpectedly became paralyzed from the waist down due to [...]

Failed Diversity

2021-04-02T20:38:15+00:00April 2nd, 2021|

Why U.S. News & World Report Failed Diversity 101: Vivia Chen By Vivia Chen Its foray into law school diversity ranking has been a fiasco. Is this emblematic of how even some sophisticated institutions mishandle diversity? This is not the most politic thing to say but here I go: We should stop putting old White men in charge of decisions about diversity. I know that’s a comment that will raise eyebrows but that was my gut reaction when I heard about U.S. News & World Report’s embarrassing foray into law [...]

Negative Words and Children

2021-03-25T03:51:34+00:00March 25th, 2021|

Negative words impact children's negative opinions of others, study finds By Megan Marples, CNN Updated 12:01 AM ET, Wed March 24, 2021 Children who overheard negative words about a fictional group were more likely to have a negative attitude toward that group compared to children who did not overhear anything. (CNN)It turns out children really are listening to what you say. Children who overheard someone saying negative words about a particular group of people developed negative biases toward them, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Child Development. [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-02-05T03:13:39+00:00February 5th, 2021|

Madison Pettis Madison Pettis was born on July 22nd, 1998, to her African American father, Steven Pettis and her French, Italian, and Irish descent Mother, Michelle Pettis. She is famously known for her roles as Sophie Martinez on Disney Channel’s Cory in the House, Peyton Kelly in the Game Plan, and as Allie Brooks in the Canadian television series Life with Boys. Madison’s life full of success all started when her mother entered her into a magazine called FortWorthChild and from there she went onto modeling and acting in commercials. [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2021-01-08T01:34:27+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Kay Starr With songs such as Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas,” Eartha Kitt’s “Santa Baby,” Jason Mraz’s “Winter Wonderland,” and Wham’s “Last Christmas” just to name a few, it’s evident multiracial entertainers like these have given all of us, despite our religious affiliations, reasons to sing and dance at office parties, and school dances. Catherine Laverne Starks or better known professionally as Kay Starr, is another vocalist you might have heard in the month of December. Kay Starr was born in 1922, in Oklahoma. Her father was an [...]

Legitimizing Multiracial Identities

2020-10-28T18:33:00+00:00October 22nd, 2020|

Stigma Impacts Psychological, Physical Health of Multiracial People The multiracial population is one of the fastest-growing minority groups but faces stigma challenges 21-Oct-2020 3:20 PM EDT, by Rutgers University-New Brunswick Newswise — Policy changes can help to fight stigmas of multiracial Americans, one of the fasting growing minority groups in the United States according to a Rutgers University-led study.Published in the journal Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, the study finds that such stigmas may be combated by legitimizing multiracial identities. Despite the increasing prominence of multiracial celebrities and leaders such [...]

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