Critical Mixed Race Studies FREE Conference in Chicago {Nov 1-4}

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Critical Mixed Race Studies FREE Conference in Chicago The Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, which brings together scholars from a variety of fields nationwide, will be held at DePaul University in Chicago on November 1-4, 2012. What is Critical Mixed Race Studies? From their website: “Critical Mixed Race Studies (CMRS) is the transracial, transdisciplinary, and transnational critical analysis of […]

VOTE: Support Girls in STEM & Black Girls CODE

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About Black Girls CODE Latism 2012 has ended, but the buzz is circulating around several stand-out organizations that made a splash a the conference last week.  One of those organizations is Black Girls Code.  The organization, which provides education in computer technology for girls ages 7-17, is based in San Francisco and provides the crucial […]

Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia!

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Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia! Happy Monday and Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia website!  We’ve got some new and updated features to share with you this morning!  For starters, we’ve revamped our site to include more spaces to feature our upcoming media partners and favorite social causes!  We’re also working on making things […]

Abused & Violated: What It’s Like Being a Teen Girl

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Abused & Violated: What It’s Like Being a Teen Girl The violations started small. I was 12, fairly tall with brand new boobs. My mother wouldn’t let me buy “real bras” for a long time. It didn’t occur to me that was weird until boys in my class started advising me to “stop wearing sports […]

Traditional Native Parenting Conference {December 3-4 2012}

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Traditional Native Parenting Conference When: December 3-4 2012 Where: Red Lion Hotel in Farmington, NM on . To Pre-Register: contact Lyle Harvey- 928.206.9465 or Berdina Tsosie- 928.349.0271 About the conference: A traditional based conference emphasizing the roles of the mother and father, teachings and discipline of the home, child personality and behavior issues, and traditional child rearing philosophy. […]

Biracial Parenting: How Important Is Diversity In Schools?

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How Important Is Diversity In Schools? Syndicated from Musing Momma. How important is it for children of color to attend a school that has diversity?  I ask, because our son just started kindergarten and his school is like a big ol’ slice of Wonderbread. It is really white. I knew when we moved a few years ago that the […]

Russell Means, Gone But Not Forgotten {Argus Leader}

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Russell Means, Gone But Not Forgotten Native American activist Russell Means, who gained national attention as a leader in the American Indian Movement and rode that wave into acting and politics, died Monday at his ranch in Porcupine on the Pine Ridge reservation. The 72-year-old Oglala was diagnosed in August 2011 with inoperable esophageal cancer […]

Is Disney’s First Latina Princess ‘Latina Enough’?


Syndicated from Bicultural Mom Today I was wandering around on Facebook as usual and I came across a post about Disney’s first Latina princess.  If you haven’t heard yet, here’s a quick video preview of the show, Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess: Disney’s First Latina Princess – Is She ‘Latina Enough’? So the big […]

Influential Latino Platforms Band Together to Celebrate Spina Bifida Awareness Month & Fundraise for a Cause

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Activist Laura Tellado Continues Outreach with a National Collaborative Partnership Between Ten Latino Platforms in an Effort to Promote Spina Bifida Awareness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orlando, FL – October. 12, 2012 – The second annual Spina Bifida Awarness Month Collaborative Project is nearly here.  Under the direction of Laura Tellado, blogger and creator of […]