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Talking Race w/ Social Critic/Legal Scholar Dorothy Roberts

Talking Race w/ Social Critic/Legal Scholar Dorothy Roberts | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
ITYC is honored to welcome leading legal scholar and social critic Dorothy Roberts to the podcast.
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Integration Stories from PRI: To the Best of Our Knowledge

Integration Stories from PRI: To the Best of Our Knowledge | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

"It's been more than four decades since the Civil Rights movement ended racial segregation in America. Yet few would say African-Americans are now fully integrated – or assimilated."

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The Daily Multiracial - Chris Zorich

The Daily Multiracial - Chris Zorich | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(African American / Croatian) [American]

 

Known as: Former Professional American Football Player (Played defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins in the NFL; Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame)

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The Daily Multiracial - Meg Tilly

The Daily Multiracial - Meg Tilly | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Chinese, Irish, Native American, Finnish) [American]

 

Known as: Award winning actress and novelist (Won the 1986 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Movie for “Agnes of God”; Nominated for the 1986 Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “Agnes of God”; Sister of actress Jennifer Tilly)

 

Movies: “Agnes of God”, “The Big Chill”, “Psycho II”, “Fame”, “Two Jakes”, “Body Snatchers”

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The Daily Multiracial - Sequoyah

The Daily Multiracial - Sequoyah | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Native American (Cherokee) / White or White-Native American) [American (Cherokee Nation)]

 

Known as: Teacher, Silversmith, Blacksmith (Creator of the Cherokee syllabary/alphabet, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible. This was the only time in recorded history that a member of a non-literate people independently created an effective writing system; Had many things named after him including Sequoyah County in Oklahoma, the Sequoia tree, Mount Sequoyah in the Great Smoky Mountains and many schools)

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The Daily Multiracial - Apolo Anton Ohno

The Daily Multiracial - Apolo Anton Ohno | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(White/Japanese) [American]

 

Known For: Eight time Olympic short track speed skating medalist 

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Native American Indian - Old Photos | Abenaki

Native American Indian - Old Photos | Abenaki | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Taken at Parts of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Quebec and New Brunswick.

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Steve Jobs was Mixed

Steve Jobs was Mixed | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs' biological dad Abdulfattah John Jandali, a casino executive in Reno, on Wednesday told the media he knew his estranged son is dead but won't be talking to the media, according to reports.

 

"I have my own money. What I don't have is my son ... and that saddens me."

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The Daily Multiracial - Maya Rudolph

The Daily Multiracial - Maya Rudolph | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Black/Jewish) [American]

 

Known For: Her comedic roles on Saturday Night Live

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The Daily Multiracial - Zuleikha Robinson

The Daily Multiracial - Zuleikha Robinson | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(English, Scottish, Indian, Burmese, Iranian) [English]

 

Known as: Film & TV Actress

 

TV: “LOST”, “Rome”, “The Lone Gunmen”, “New Amsterdam”

 

Movies: “Hildago”, “The Merchant of...

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CONFERENCE: U.S. Association for Commonwealth Literature & Language Studies, 19-22 April, 2012, Santa Clara, CA

CONFERENCE: U.S. Association for Commonwealth Literature &  Language Studies, 19-22 April, 2012, Santa Clara, CA | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

"We invite paper abstracts and complete panels, workshops, and roundtable proposals on all aspects of the multi-ethnic literatures of the United States and elsewhere. We are particularly interested in proposals that explore globalization in terms of its influence on ethnic canons, and vice versa, and encourage presentations on all global frameworks of analysis, such as Atlantic studies, global feminisms, pan-Africanism, postcolonialism, transnationalism, global indigenous studies, etc. "

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The Daily Multiracial - J. Cole

The Daily Multiracial - J. Cole | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(African-American/White) [American]

 

Known as: Rapper & Producer

 

Albums/Mixtapes: “Cole World: The Sideline Story”, “The Come Up”, “The Warm Up”, “Friday Night Lights”

 

Songs/Music Videos: Who Dat, Work Out, Can’t Get Enough

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Why I will never join a White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Church again: My "Call to Action" for the United Methodist Church

Why I will never join a White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Church again: My "Call to Action" for the United Methodist Church | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
My fellow United Methodist brothers and sisters, I believe the church is where God's kingdom--God's alternative culture--should be manifest...
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The Daily Multiracial - Tommy Chong

The Daily Multiracial - Tommy Chong | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Tommy Chong (Scotch-Irish/Chinese) [Canadian]


Known For: His comedy stoner movies as part of “Cheech and Chong” 

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I'm embarrassed to say, I thought Tommy Chong was Hispanic, Latino, Mexica, or at least mestizo. #smh in shame of my ignorance
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The Daily Multiracial - Jennifer Beals

The Daily Multiracial - Jennifer Beals | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(African-American/Irish-American) [American]

 

Known For: Her acting roles in “Flashdance” and “The L Word” 

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Thomas Rolfe - Only son of Pocahontas by her English husband - 1615

Thomas Rolfe - Only son of Pocahontas by her English husband - 1615 | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Thomas Rolfe (January 30, 1615 – c. 1675) was the only child of Pocahontas by her English husband, John Rolfe. His maternal grandfather was Wahunsunacock, the chief of Powhatan tribe in Virginia

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A Census 2010 Inspired Question: Are Filipinos Hispanic?

A Census 2010 Inspired Question:  Are Filipinos Hispanic? | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
When I was filling out the census form for my household, I came across question 8 (see picture), and I wasn’t quite sure how to answer.  For myself, I answered no.  For The Wife, the Brother-in-Law, and my kids, it wasn’t so simple.  They definitely...
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The Daily Multiracial - Karen O

The Daily Multiracial - Karen O | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Korean/Polish) [American]

 

Known as: Singer (Frontwoman/Vocalist for the band “Yeah Yeah Yeahs”; also performs under the band name “Karen O & the Kids”)

 

Songs/Videos: Maps, Heads Will Roll, Zero

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Native American Indian - Old Photos - Delaware

Native American Indian - Old Photos - Delaware | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

"Taken at The Delaware homeland includes parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Oklahoma."

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The Daily Multiracial - Hines Ward

The Daily Multiracial - Hines Ward | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Korean/Black) [American]

 

Known For: Playing wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League 

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Glenn Robinson on Mixed Chicks Chat

Glenn Robinson on Mixed Chicks Chat | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Glenn Robinson talks about identity, immigration, 'race' on birth certificates, 'race' on the census and more on Mixed Chicks Chat. 

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Norah Jones - The Daily Multiracial

Norah Jones - The Daily Multiracial | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Indian/White) [American]

 

Known For: Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/musician of the best selling “Come Away With Me” album

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