My colleague, Charles Michael Byrd (Interracial Voice) is coordinating a poll regarding "racial" classifications on the 2010 Census, and invites The Multiracial Activist's readers to participate.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Effort to ban race, gender preferences advances in Michigan Detroit Free Press January 6, 2005, 5:49 PM LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group seeking to ban race and gender-based preferences in university admissions and government hiring says it submitted more than 508,000 signatures to state elections officials Thursday, a major step forward for the group's […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From a forum discussion at One Drop Black: zenpoet2 said: "No, the question isn't when will blacks stop being black…it is when will whites stop being white." Everyone needs to stop being a "race" and embrace their individuality. To claim that so-called "whites" (a falsely applied inaccurate junk science label) must stop being "white" while […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Individual Rights vs. Identity Politics The Abolitionist Examiner December 2004/January 2005 by Wendy McElroy http://www.multiracial.com/abolitionist/word/mcelroy9.html This entry also posted at A Mixed Blog and OneDropRule.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mixed Media Watch said: “I guess you wouldn’t be happy either, if you proposed something and the only supporter was…YOU, yourself!? Check out the plethora of articles out today about the multi-racial check box getting shut DOWN at yesterday’s UC Regents meeting.” Is this opposition to the category at work here, or simple hostility towards […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
August 31, 2004: Lu??s Dufaur, writing for a Brazilian think tank (I think), on Cotas na Universidade: achatamento e luta de classes: O exemplo americano, mais uma vez, é esclarecedor. James Landrith Jr., editor das publicações “The Multiracial Activist” e “The Abolitionist Examiner”, após três décadas de cotas e ações afirmativas, concluiu: “Estas classificações raciais […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From my comrade-in-arms, Charles Michael Byrd, founder, editor and publisher of Interracial Voice: “Beyond Race: I Am Not This Body!” (Preview) by Charles Michael Byrd Dear Interracial Voice readers: On October 16, 2003, Interracial Voice completed an eight year and one month run as the premier independent, information-oriented, networking newsjournal, serving the mixed-race/interracial […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Angelo Falcón and José A. García of HISPANIC LINK WEEKLY REPORT on CENSUS BUREAU STILL HASN’T RESTORED ITS CREDIBILITY: The news that the U.S. Census Bureau recently provided the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with detailed tabulations at the zip code level on Arab-Americans is chilling and should be of concern to each of us. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Lynnette Clemetson of the New York Times on Homeland Security Given Data on Arab-Americans: The Census Bureau has provided specially tabulated population statistics on Arab-Americans to the Department of Homeland Security, including detailed information on how many people of Arab backgrounds live in certain ZIP codes. The assistance is legal, but civil liberties groups and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Decline of Affirmative Action The Abolitionist Examiner by Wendy McElroy July/August 2004 A year ago, on June 23rd, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of affirmative action (AA) in two cases that challenged the University of Michigan's (U-M) admissions policies. Yet Ted Shaw, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People […]Continue Reading... No Comments.