TMA Newsletter 09

The Multiracial Activist Newsletter 09
December 2001/January 2002


The Multiracial Activist Newsletter is an informational digest of news, events, new websites and other information of interest to individuals who perceive themselves to be biracial/multiracial, interracial couples/families and the transracial adoptee community. Published irregularly, with special alerts as news items warrant. The Multiracial Activist Newsletter is registered with the Library of Congress, Washington, DC – ISSN: 1522-6905. Past newsletters and alerts are archived at

December 2001/January 2002
Editor, James A. Landrith, Jr.


The current issues of The Multiracial Activist and The Abolitionist Examiner are now online. Links to the current commentary, articles and fiction are below:

— The Multiracial Activist —

On Metis Identity
by Billy Brady (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


My Escape from Slavery
by Frederick Douglass (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


Yachad b'Shalom ~ Together in Peace
by Shira-Davida Goldberg-Rathell (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


Emergencies, Military Tribunals, and the Constitution
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


The "Be-You-Tiful Hairitage" of Locks Celebrated in Brooklyn
by Donna Lamb (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


Terrorism and the Drug War
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


An Unkeepable Promise
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)


— The Abolitionist Examiner —

Thurgood Marshall Was Right
by Edward Blum (The Abolitionist Examiner) (December 2001/January 2002)


The New Civil War
by David F. Forte (The Abolitionist Examiner) (December 2001/January 2002)


Isn't It 2001?
by M. Royce Van Tassell (The Abolitionist Examiner) (December 2001/January 2002)


Under the Skin of Diversity
by M. Royce Van Tassell (The Abolitionist Examiner) (December 2001/January 2002)


— TMA Advocacy Activity —

Press Release: Broad Coalition (Including TMA) Calls on Attorney General to Rescind "Unprecedented Frontal Assault" on Attorney-Client Confidentiality
(American Civil Liberties Union) (December 20, 2001)


Comments Regarding Eavesdropping on Confidential Attorney-Client Conversations
(Multiple Organizations) (December 20, 2001)


Joint Letter to Director of OMB Regarding Interest on Deposits Held by Non-Resident Aliens
(Multiple Organizations) (December 19, 2001)


Statement of Principles on Presidential Order Authorizing Military Tribunals (signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations) (December 6, 2001)


Press Release: CNSS, TMA and Others Sue Justice Department to Release Information on Detainees
(Center for National Security Studies) (December 5, 2001)


Joint Letter to Co-Sponsors of H.R. 1266 Urging Continued Support (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations) (November 27, 2001)


Joint Letter to European Union President Regarding Mandatory Data Retention of Personal Internet Use (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations) (November 12, 2001)


Joint Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Post-September 11 Detainees (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations) (November 2, 2001)


Joint Letter to House and Senate Conferees Regarding "Sneak and Peek" Search Warrants on Anti-Terrorism Legislation (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations) (October 19, 2001)


Letter to Speaker Hastert Regarding Anti-terrorism Legislation
by James Landrith (The Multiracial Activist) (October 10, 2001)


Joint Letter to Attorney General Regarding Anti-terrorism Legislation
(Multiple Organizations) (October 1, 2001)


Yours in Struggle,

James A. Landrith, Jr.
Editor & Publisher,
The Multiracial Activist

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