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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

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(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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The Stranger Within - New Scientist vol 180 issue 2421 - 15 November 2003, page 34

"There is growing evidence that chimerism in one form or another may not be so unusual at all. In fact, some researchers now think that most of us, if not all, are chimeras of one kind or another. Far from being pure-bred individuals composed of a single genetic cell line, our bodies are cellular mongrels, teeming with cells from our mothers, maybe even from grandparents and siblings. This may seem a little shocking at first. The thought of playing host to cells from other people may offend your sense of individuality. But you may have
those outsiders to thank for keeping you healthy."

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The Daily Multiracial - Michelle Branch (Irish/Dutch Indonesian-French) [American]

The Daily Multiracial - Michelle Branch (Irish/Dutch Indonesian-French) [American] | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Known as: Grammy winning singer-songwriter (In addition to her solo artist work, also formed the country music duo “The Wreckers”)

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The Daily Multiracial - Hailee Steinfeld

The Daily Multiracial - Hailee Steinfeld | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Hailee Steinfeld (Jewish/White/Filipino/Black) [American] Known For: Her Oscar nominated role as Mattie Ross in the Coen brothers’ version of “True Grit” More Information: Hailee Steinfeld’s profile...
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The Daily Multiracial

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Norah Jones (Indian/White) [American] Known For: Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/musician of the best selling “Come Away With Me” album More Information: Norah Jones’ Official Website If you’d...
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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

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(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

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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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Glenn Robinson to be Featured Guest on Mixed Chicks Chat

Glenn Robinson to be Featured Guest on Mixed Chicks Chat | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

Glenn is the creator of the blogs Community Village and Mixed American Life and is an Irish, German, Dutch, English & Austrian American married to a Spanish & Aztec Mexican-American. They have two children and encourage them to identify however they want. Glenn is interested in progressive immigration reform, universal health care and desegregation within schools and communities. He is a life long learner with interests in sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and politics.

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The Daily Multiracial - Booker T. Washington

The Daily Multiracial - Booker T. Washington | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

(Black/White) [American]

 

Known For: Influential spokesman for Black Americans in the late 19th/early 20th century, educator and founder of the Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)

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Light-skinned-ed Girl: New Census Reports Show an Increasingly Multiracial Population

Light-skinned-ed Girl: New Census Reports Show an Increasingly Multiracial Population | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
This ran on NBC Nightly News yesterday about the new Census figures. Check it out!
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The Daily Multiracial - William Wells Brown

The Daily Multiracial - William Wells Brown | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
William Wells Brown (White/Black) [American] Known as: Abolitionist, Writer, Historian (Born a slave who escaped to the North; Lecturer for the Abolitionist movement; A contemporary of Frederick...
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