The Multiracial Activist (http://multiracial.com) and its South African sister site Bruin-ou (http://bruin-ou.com), hosted on the same server have been down now for about 18 hours. We will be online again, once the server problems have been solved. This should not go on much longer.Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of my online publications, The Multiracial Activist, will be 10 years old on April 15th. I'm preparing a history of the website and a review of the last 10 years in advocacy efforts and other activities. Submissions for the 10th anniversary issue are welcome. See here for guidelines: http://multiracial.com/site/content/view/222/25/Continue Reading... No Comments.
I was unaware that I had my own "wing" of the multiracial movement. According to Rachel of Rachel's Tavern (http://www.rachelstavern.com/) in a comment at Mixed Media Watch, I do. Here: (http://www.mixedmediawatch.com/2006/09/18/introducing-new-demographics-core-beliefs/) Wow. Funny thing, I've always gotten along with Jen and Carmen and have communicated with both of them privately and publicly. Perhaps Rachel didn't […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
About three or so years ago I became one of the editors at DMOZ's Open Directory Project and took over the Multiracial category in the Society section. When I started on that page, there were only a few out-dated links and one page. I added several new subcategories (Celebrities, Chats and Forums, Genealogy, News and Media, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
ANNOUNCEMENT The server hosting The Multiracial Activist and The Abolitionist Examiner (http://multiracial.com/) suffered a fatal crash and the entire website was wiped out. Of course, I kept a backup copy. It will take a few days to a week to reconstruct the website. Charles Ash (my gracious host and founder of TMA's sister site in […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Leaving Biracial Children At A Loss March 20, 2006 By JIM FARRELL, Courant Staff Writer Christa Madden is white and her husband Darryl is black but their two children have to be, well, one or the other. That's what Madden learned when she signed up her oldest child for kindergarten two years ago and was […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Racial Identities Spawn New Terminology By Mackenzie Carpenter Pittsburgh Post-Gazette When Lamaas Bey is asked his race on a form or survey, he doesn't check the box that says "black" or "African-American," even though many people think that's what he is. Instead, the 27-year-old Pittsburgh resident writes in the word "Asiatic," because, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yours truly was on the airwaves Friday night from 10 – 11:15 p.m. ET with Jan Summers, host of It's About Life on XM Radio's The Power – channel 169. The topic of the night was supposed be interracial relationships, but we talked about multiracial self-identity for the full period. The host is a psychologist […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yours truly will be on the airwaves tonight at 10 p.m. ET with Jan Summers, host of It’s About Life on XM Radio’s The Power – channel 169. The topic of the night will be interracial relationships. After 12 years in my own, I guess I might know a thing or two on the subject. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Media mention of yours truly in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Racial identities spawn new terminology: Are you Melungeon, Nuyorican or what? Its not a bad piece, and better than most on the topic. Far too often when this subject is covered, the naysayers and "stay in one box" types from the traditional civil rights groups get […]Continue Reading... No Comments.