Project RACE in the News

2023-02-18T23:53:55+00:00February 18th, 2023|

Biracial women say Meghan is proof racism and privilege coexist   By Samantha Chery The Washington Post February 18, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. EST   Since she was a child, Lo Silver has been repeatedly asked: What are you? After explaining that she is biracial, with one White and one Black parent, Silver says she is still sometimes met with incredulity. “You’re Black?” they respond. After George Floyd’s 2020 murder, she decided to be even more upfront: “[yea...i’m black],” she emblazoned on shirts she designed.   “It’s a conversation starter. It’s a [...]


2021-10-31T13:33:15+00:00October 31st, 2021|

Passing, the Movie I heard about “passing” a long time ago. It’s when a light-skin toned Black person “passes” as White to assume the position in society of a member of the White population. It’s a phrase and persona from our time in history when slavery existed. It was a rough time. To pass as White meant to pass as free. I thought it was over when people tried to exist as Multiracial, not making them choose to be one race or another. Passing as white in the 21st-century is [...]

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