1997 Multiracial Issues in the Media and Other Organizations

Click on the links below to read articles, stories and interviews published and broadcast by the nation’s media.

Race In Atlanta
(The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Access Atlanta)
http://www.accessatlanta.com/local/news/current/race/ (1997)

‘Whiteness studies’ an attempt at healing
by John Yemma (The Boston Globe)
http://www.boston.com/globe/nation/packages/rethinking_integration (December 21, 1997)

Race relations panel confronts its critics
by Robert Greene (The Associated Press)
http://www.bergen.com/news/billrace9712189.htm (December 18, 1997)

Letters: U-M affirming bias or diversity?
(The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9712/14/letter/letter.htm (December 14, 1997)

In Defense of Love Beyond Race
by Kevin Merida (The Washington Post)
http://cgi.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/govt/admin/stories/cohen121497.htm (December 14, 1997)

America doesn’t need racial labels
by Cal Thomas (The Holland Sentinel)
http://www.thehollandsentinel.net/stories/120997/opn_racial.html (December 9, 1997)

President’s racial conversation not needed
by Cal Thomas (The Naples Daily News)
http://www.naplesnews.com/today/editorial/d173203a.htm (December 8, 1997)

Pebbles in the pond: Talking about race
by David B. Cooper (The Bergen Record)
http://www.bergen.com/morenews/clinton5119971207.htm (December 7, 1997)

Students to test participants’ own inclination to stereotype
by Bob Meadows (The Charlotte Observor)
http://www.charlotte.com/special/race1/race1206d.htm (December 6, 1997)

What’s next? Conferees to help define follow-up
by Bob Meadows (The Charlotte Observor)
http://www.charlotte.com/special/race1/race1206b.htm (December 6, 1997)

Census Is Likely To Undercount Latinos
by Carlos Munoz, Jr. (StLouis Post-Dispatch/Progressive Media Project)
http://web3.stlnet.com/archives/pdarc97.nsf/ce5cb66cf17fd8b686256363005212c4/1fef9d52d24ed5038625655d006d5f8e?OpenDocument (November 26, 1997)

Will rejection of labels create new American identity?
by Stephen Magagnini (The Charlotte News & Observer)
http://www.news-observer.com/daily/1997/11/23/qq00.html (November 23, 1997)

Why does it matter?
by Joyce Clark Hicks (The Charlotte News & Observer)
http://www.news-observer.com/daily/1997/11/23/qq00_side1.html (November 23, 1997)

Claiming her full heritage
by Stephen Magagnini (The Charlotte News & Observer)
http://www.news-observer.com/daily/1997/11/23/qq00_side2.html (November 23, 1997)

Discussions About Race Occurring
by Major Cox (Montgomery Advertiser)
http://www.majorcox.com/columns/whitene2.htm (November 19, 1997)

If race shouldn’t count, then why count it?
by Jeff Jacoby (The Boston Globe)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/bos_glob.html (November 18, 1997)

Time to Choose the Right Box
by Jill Olumide (People in Harmony)
http://www.pih.org.uk/articles/choose.html (November 17, 1997)

BOMBS Responds To Multiracial Misinterpretation
(The Herald)
http://www.theherald.org/issues/111797/carroll.f.html (November 17, 1997)

Multiethnic message is clear: Viva la difference
by Karen Grigsby Bates (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/outlook/9711/25/11160032.htm (November 16, 1997)

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/gergen/november97/patterson_11-13.html (November 13, 1997)

Racial categories shouldn’t be issue
(The Jacksonville Daily News)
http://www.jacksonvilledailynews.com/stories/111097/z6629.html (November 10, 1997)

Census revisions slight Latino and multiracial Americans
by Carlos Munoz, Jr. (The Progressive)
http://www.progressive.org/mpmunoznov.htm (November 6, 1997)

Racial politics and the next census
(The Tampa Tribune)
http://www.tampatrib.com/news/edit101e.htm (November 6, 1997)

Them and Us
(The Richmond Times-Dispatch)
http://www.gateway-va.com/pages/editpage/1105ed2.htm (November 5, 1997)

Multi-ethnic Census option confounds the stereotypes
(The Standard-Times)
http://www.s-t.com/daily/11-97/11-04-97/b04op060.htm (November 4, 1997)

Metro Detroit cool to mixed-race pairs, magazine says
by Oralander Brand-Williams (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9711/04/11040082.htm (November 4, 1997)

Teen-age dating shows racial barriers falling
by Karen S. Peterson (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9711/03/11030094.htm (November 3, 1997)

Are you multiracial? Uncle Sam wants to know
by Paula Fuchsberg (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
http://www.phillynews.com/inquirer/97/Nov/02/national/RCEN02.htm (November 2, 1997)

All that apply: Rules on race broaden ways to describe ourselves
(The Sacramento Bee)
http://www.sacbee.com/news/beetoday/newsroom/edit/110297/edit02.html (November 2, 1997)

Leftist Socialism or Multiracial Libertarianism:
Our Community’s Two Choices?
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor13.html (November/December 1997)

Jon Michael Spencer and those of us who Cock-a-Doodle-Doo!
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor14.html (November/December 1997)

Lifestyles: A Man’s Gift To His Creator
by SSgt Eric C. Tausch (Marines Magazine)
http://www.hqmc.usmc.mil/marines.nsf/9eb11b0ca47d01f7852562d00078319f/95bee47e5cbde893852565410073e309?OpenDocument (November 1997)

by Tina Yushan Gourd (CelebrAsian Magazine)
http://www.amherst.edu/~lygourd/Biracial.html (November 1997)

Sex, Miscegenation, and the Intermarriage Debate
by Mik Moore (The Jewish Student Press Service)
http://www.jsps.com/stories/miscegination.shtml (November 1997)

What’s In A Name
by Karen Dugger (Bucknell World)
http://www.bucknell.edu/departments/pr/BucknellWorld/1997-11/end.html (November 1997)

Census Terms Debated
by Britta Schilling (The Brown Daily Herald)
http://www.netspace.org/herald/issues/103197/census.f.html (October 31, 1997)

Census panel wise to dump ‘multiracial’
by Miguel Perez (The Bergen Record)
http://www.bergen.com/perez/perez21031971.htm (October 31, 1997)

U.S. Forms Will Offer Choice On Race Data
by Penni Roberts (The Philadelphia Tribune)
http://www.phila-tribune.com/103197-12-P1.htm (October 31, 1997)

Census 2000 Will Allow Multiple Race Categories – Check Any That Apply
by Rebecca Leung (ABC News)
http://www.abcnews.com/sections/us/2000census/ (October 31, 1997)

Washington Rejects Multiracial Category in Census
by Robert Westervelt Jr. (The Daily Campus)
http://www.uwire.com/uwire/97/10/news10319708.chtml (October 31, 1997)

No one answer necessary for census race question
by Annie Nakao (The San Francisco Examiner)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/examiner/article.cgi?year=1997&month=10&day=30&article=NEWS15283.dtl (October 30, 1997)

Census to allow mixed-race reports
by Faye Fiore (Virtually Northwest/Los Angeles Times)
http://www.virtuallynorthwest.com/stories/1997/Oct/30/S299697.asp (October 30, 1997)

Census Won’t Have ‘Multiracial’ Box, But You Can Check More Than 1 Race
by Associated Press (The Salt Lake Tribune)
http://www.sltrib.com/97/oct/103097/nation_w/4540.htm (October 30, 1997)

Census to have no multiracial category
(The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9710/30/10300156.htm (October 30, 1997)

Census adds new categories for people of mixed races
(The Detroit Free Press)
http://www.freep.com/news/nw/qcen30.htm (October 30, 1997)

Multiple Race Choices to Be Allowed on 2000 Census
by Faye Fiore (The Los Angeles Times)
http://www.latimes.com/sbin/my_iarecord.pl?NS-doc-path=/httpd/docs/HOME/NEWS/POLITICS/t000097722.html&NS-doc-offset=2&NS-collection=DailyNews&NS-search-set=/var/tmp/345a1/aaaa0055P5a1ef7& (October 30, 1997)

Census Expands Options for Multiracial Families
by Barbara Vobejda (The Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/WPlate/1997-10/30/194l-103097-idx.html (October 30, 1997)

New Categories on Race and Ethnic Makeup Adopted by Administration
by Steven A. Holmes (The New York Times)
http://search.nytimes.com/search/daily/bin/fastweb?getdoc+site+site+18160+0++%28multiracial%29%20OR%20%28%29%20OR%20%28%29 (October 30, 1997)

‘Multiracial’ not an option in next census
(The Associated Press) (October 29, 1997)

Interracial Dating Forum Highlights Brown Multiracial Heritage Week
by Megan Tracy (Brown Daily Herald) (October 28, 1997)

Cleave to the Black
http://www.africanhistory.com/bncleave.htm (October 28, 1997)

Convocation Highlights Brown Multiracial Heritage Week
by Rebecca Berne (Brown Daily Herald) (October 27, 1997)

Folk legend Ian touring again 30 years after first hit
by Timothy Flynn (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)
http://lubbockonline.com/news/102697/uk5518.htm (October 25, 1997)

Letters: Count the Heads
(The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9710/24/letters/letters.htm (October 24, 1997)

Parents of biracial children bond in support group
by Gary M. Pomerantz (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
http://www.accessatlanta.com/local/news/current/race/race1023.html (October 23, 1997)

Decision Near on Racial Categories
(Beloit Daily News/Associated Press)
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/1097/race21.htm (October 21, 1997)

Melungeon group tied to Africans, American Indians
by Judy Jones (Herald-Leader)
http://www.kentuckyconnect.com/heraldleader/news/101997/orgins.html (October 19, 1997)

Melungeon group tied to Africans, American Indians
by Judy Jones (Herald-Leader)
http://www.clinch.edu/appalachia/melungeon/lexher.htm (October 19, 1997)

Stop Asking About Race in Census
by Major Cox (Montgomery Advertiser)
http://www.majorcox.com/columns/will1.htm (October 15, 1997)

Archer challenger Vaughn passionate about race issue
by Kenneth Cole (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9710/15/10150091.htm (October 15, 1997)

Multiracial Americans Deserve Better Than ‘Other’
by Gregory Rodriquez (The Christian Science Monitor)
http://csmonitor.com/durable/1997/10/14/opin/opin.1.html (October 14, 1997)

Multiracial Americans seek acceptance as numbers grow
by Stephen Magagnini (Sacramento Bee)
http://www.sacbee.com/news/beetoday/newsroom/local/101297/local02.html (October 12, 1997)

Virginia school district cited as a model of racial tolerance
by Anne Gearan (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9710/07/10070054.htm (October 7, 1997)

by Tasha Goldberg (The Shredder)
http://theshredder.com/archive/racemix.html (October 7, 1997)

Melding In America
by George F. Will (The Washington Post)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/g_will.html (October 5, 1997)

Black Men Can’t Kiss
by Ken Neville (E! Online)
http://www.eonline.com/News/Items/0,1,1876,00.html (October 4, 1997)

America’s Multiracial Children
by Kimberly A. Crafton (JumpStart Michigan)
http://www.jumpstartmich.com/multi.html (October 1997)

Profiling of Fliers Raises Racial Issue
(American Civil Liberties Union)
http://archive.aclu.org/news/w092697d.html (September 26, 1997)

Americans brainstorm to help create national race labels
(Nando Times)
http://www.footballserver.com/newsroom/ntn/nation/092897/nation21_16311_body.html (September 20, 1997)

Race Labeling Loses Meaning Multiracial Era
by Roosevelt Wilson (The Tallahassee Democrat)
http://www.tdo.com/opinion/Wilson/0920wilson.htm (September 20, 1997)

Student Sues Over Claims of Racial Harassments
(Black News Today/Associated Press)
http://www.blackvoices.com/news/97/09/17/story02.html (September 17, 1997)

America’s changing face: South Central Los Angeles exemplifies the melting pot of the 1990’s
by John Yemma (The Boston Globe)
http://www.boston.com/globe/nation/packages/rethinking_integration/day4print.htm (September 17, 1997)

Multiracial families rank Montclair as top spot
by Kelly Heyboer (The Star-Ledger)
http://www.njo.com/njcommunities/ledger/essex/stories/5683ed.htm (September 11, 1997)

My Ethiopian Vacation
by Sandra Tsing Loh (Mother Jones)
http://www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/SO97/loh.html (September/October 1997)

Changing Colors
(Mother Jones)
http://www.mojones.com/mother_jones/SO97/change.html (September/October 1997)

On the Merits of Racial Identity
by Tomas Sandoval (Bad Subjects)
http://english-server.hss.cmu.edu/bs/33/sandoval.html (September 1997)

Identity Matters: The Meaning of Mulatto
by Erin Bannister (Radcliffe Quarterly)
http://www.radcliffe.edu/quarterly/199703/page33a.html (Fall/Winter 1997)

Open letter to Tiger Woods: Be true to your diverse heritage
by Inez Allison Lewis (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9708/07/3edit/3edit.htm (August 7, 1997)

School labels difficult for multiracial children
by Mary Maushard (Baltimore Sun)
http://www.sunspot.net/news/19970805/maryland/data/LOC_AAA_01B_870775281_154.shtml (August 5, 1997)

Interracial adoption: One couple’s story – Part Two
by Carol Lloyd and Hank Pellissier (Salon)
http://www.salon.com/aug97/mothers/adoption970805.html (August 5, 1997)

Interracial adoption: One couple’s story – Part One
by Carol Lloyd and Hank Pellissier (Salon)
http://www.salon.com/aug97/mothers/adoption970804.html (August 4, 1997)

Can Intermarriage Make You Smarter and Richer?
http://www.stats.org/newsletters/9708/interrace2.htm (August 1997)

Black, White, or Other?
by Ms. Jones (AFRONET)
http://www.afronet.com/WB/073097-1.html (July 30, 1997)

PLAYING THE RACE CARD: Should we have a “multi-racial” category on the census?
(NewsHour Online Forum)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/forum/july97/census_7-28.html (July 29, 1997)

CENSUS AND RACE: Compromise is best on multiracial classification
(The Detroit Free Press)
http://www.freep.com/voices/editorial/0724census.htm (July 24, 1997)

American Apartheid
by David Horowitz (Salon Magazine)
http://www.salonmagazine.com/july97/columnists/horowitz2970718.html (July 18, 1997)

Census should adopt multiracial category
(Amarillo Globe-News)
http://www.amarillonet.com/stories/071697/census.html (July 16, 1997)

Black or white? Egyptian immigrant fights for black classification
by Joan MacFarlane (CNN)
http://www.cnn.com/US/9707/16/racial.suit/index.html (July 16, 1997)

Multiracial Census Category
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/fedagencies/july-dec97/census_7-16.html (July 16, 1997)

Census Bureau fights to use controversial sampling count, which could ease process
by Lisa Zagaroli (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9707/15/07150103.htm (July 15, 1997)

Mfume predicts he will succeed in raising dues for NAACP
by James Bock (The Baltimore Sun)
http://www.sunspot.net/sunspot/news/19970714/national_world/data/TEL_03A_868874448_38.shtml (July 14, 1997)

Counting a `new’ type of American
by Jerelyn Eddings (U.S. News and World Report)
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/970714/14CENS.HTM (July 14, 1997)

Is Love Colorblind
by Steve Sailer (National Review)
http://www.nationalreview.com/nationalreview/14july97/feature.html (July 14, 1997)

Graphs for “Is Love Colorblind”
by Steve Sailer (National Review)
http://members.aol.com/steveslr/ilcgrph5.htm (July 14, 1997)

Defining Americans
(The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9707/13/2edit/2edit.htm (July 13, 1997)

Tones of discord greet race forum
by Scott Shepard (The Baltimore Sun)
http://www.sunspot.net/sunspot/news/19970713/national_world/data/TEL_01A_868701653_30.shtml (July 13, 1997)

A crossroads now, a crossroads then
by Shirl Kasper (The Kansas City Star)
http://www.kcstar.com/millennium/stories/main.html (July 11, 1997)

It’s time to break out of our old racial boxes
(The Seattle Times)
http://www.seattletimes.com/extra/browse/html97/raceed_071197.html (July 11, 1997)

Alleged racist inducted as superintendant
(The Associated Press)
http://www.generation-y.com/stories/071197/racist.html (July 10, 1997)

Multiple Legacies Just Don’t Fit Into Narrow Categories
by Maggie Gallagher (Universal Press Syndicate)
http://www.uexpress.com/ups/opinion/column/mg/archive/mg970709.html (July 9, 1997)

More than 1 answer for race on census form is proposed
by Carl M. Cannon (The Baltimore Sun)
http://www.sunspot.net/sunspot/news/19970709/national_world/data/TEL_03A_868442450_114.shtml (July 9, 1997)

Census would let people ‘say who they are’
by Randolph E. Schmid (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9707/09/07090140.htm (July 9, 1997)

Panel rejects multiracial choice for Census
by Randolph E. Schmid (Associated Press)
http://www.jrnl.com/news/97/Jul/jrn155090797.html (July 9, 1997)

All Things Considered: Multiracial Findings
by Sunni Khalid (National Public Radio)
http://search.npr.org/cf/cmn/cmnps05fm.cfm?SegID=38850 (July 8, 1997)

Press Release: Multiracial Group Views Change To Census As a Victory
(Hapa Issues Forum )
https://www.multiracial.com/news/pr970708.html(July 8, 1997)

What is an American?
by Ron Grossman (The Chicago Tribune)
http://www.chicago.tribune.com/fun/blended/blended.htm (July 6, 1997)

Critics say the school wants to avoid lawsuites that could charge discrimination in admission standards
by Rusty Hoover (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9707/04/07040049.htm (July 4, 1997)

A Star is Reborn: The stunning story of how Star Parker left her life of drugs, abortions, and welfare abuse to become a leading advocate for the family.
by Linda Piepenbrink (Today’s Christian Woman)
http://www.christianitytoday.com/tcw/7w4/7w4022.html (July/August 1997)

The Political Color Continuum: The multiracial community must not fall into unconscious lockstep with the “black” community.
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor12.html (July/August 1997)

OMB’s Preliminary Recommendation & an IV Commentary
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/omb_iv.html (July 1997)

Regarding Tiger Woods’ Statement He’s “Caublinasian.”
by Salli Richardson (Ebony)
http://www.salli-richardson.com/Salli_on_Tiger_Woods.htm (July 1997)

Washington Diarist
by Romesh Ratnesar (The New Republic)
http://www.enews.com/magazines/tnr/textonly/063097/txtdiarist063097.html (June 30, 1997)

U.S. Considers Adding Statistics On ‘Multiracial’
by Lynn Schnaiberg (Education Week)
http://www.edweek.org/htbin/fastweb?getdoc+view4+ew1997+1192+0+wAAA+%26%28multiracial%29%26AND%26%28multiracial%29%3AKEYWORDS%26OR%26%28multiracial%29 (June 25, 1997)

Race In America: Fairness or Folly?
by Eric Pooley (TIME)
http://cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1997/06/16/time/affirmative.html (June 23, 1997)

Multiracial category could be on census
by Katherine Gorell (The State News)
http://www.statenews.com/editionssummer97/061697/nw_census.html (June 17, 1997)

Egyptian fighting to alter racial designation
by Wayne Smith (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9706/16/06160093.htm (June 16, 1997)

Categoric Denials
by Amy Laughinghouse (Creative Loafing Network: Topside)
http://www.cln.com/topside/newsstand/archives/061497/index.htm (June 14, 1997)

Clinton has work cut out on race relations
by Clarence Page (Houston Chronicle)
http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/editorial/97/06/12/page.html (June 12, 1997)

Racial problems persist, poll finds
by Larry Bivins (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9706/11/06110175.htm (June 11, 1997)

Museum retraces slaves’ steps to freedom
by Kelly L. Anderson (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9706/10/06100029.htm (June 10, 1997)

“Bureaucrats Hobble Quest of Egyptian For Job by Classifying him “Caucasian”
by Mary Mostert, Editor (Michael Reagan MONTHLY MONITOR)
http://www.reagan.com/mfcon/mike/HotTopics/document-6.10.1997.7.html (June 10, 1997)

Editorial – Multiracial Checkoff Is a Vote for Accuracy
(San Francisco Chronicle)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/chronicle/article.cgi?file=ED61350.DTL&directory=/chronicle/archive/1997/06/08 (June 8, 1997)

Why are public schools more segregated, but marriages more integrated?
(The Libertarian Party)
https://www.multiracial.com/news/pr970605.html (June 5, 1997)

Alabama town fears new school superintendent’s alleged bigotry
by Russ Jamieson (CNN)
http://cnn.com/US/9707/02/humphries.return/index.html (June 2, 1997)

Rainbow Saboteurs
by Alicia Banks (Eloquent Fury)
http://www.geocities.com/ambwww/RACIAL-LABELS-1.htm (June 2, 1997)

The Key to Race: Depoliticize It
by Sheldon Richman (The Future of Freedom Foundation)
http://www.fff.org/editorial/ed0697a.htm (June 1997)

All Things Considered: Multiracials
by Sunni Khalid (National Public Radio)
http://search.npr.org/cf/cmn/cmnps05fm.cfm?SegID=39441 (May 30, 1997)

Farrakhan Meets the Press
(The Final Call)
http://www.finalcall.com/national/mlf-mtp5-13-97.html (May 20, 1997)

Will Tiger Law Take Bite From Minority Clout?
by Catherine Ivey (The Bronx Beat)
http://moon.jrn.columbia.edu/BronxBeat/indices/051997/tiger.html (May 19, 1997)

Time for a summit on racism
by YVONNE SCRUGGS-LEFTWICH (Houston Chronicle)
http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/editorial/97/05/18/yvonne.0-0.html (May 18, 1997)

It’s time to ‘master’ discussions about race
by John C. Ward (The Lexington Herald-Leader)
http://www.kentuckyconnect.com/heraldleader/news/051897/frace.html (May 18, 1997)

Report discounts ‘multiracial’ listing fears
by Larry Bivins (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9705/16/05160089.htm (May 16, 1997)

Multiracial category on census may have little effect on counts
by Rad Sallee (Houston Chronicle)
http://w ww.chron.com/content/chronicle/nation/97/05/16/multiracial.2-0.html (May 16, 1997)

Shades of difference
by Maria T. Padilla (Orlando Sentinel)
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/0507mix.htm (May 7, 1997)

I’m Just Who I Am
by Jack E. White (TIME Magazine)
http://pathfinder.com/@@NnuSZAcACbOSH0Di/time/magazine/1997/dom/970505/nation.im_just_who_i.html (May 5, 1997)

Three Profiles
(TIME Magazine)
http://pathfinder.com/@@NnuSZAcACbOSH0Di/time/magazine/1997/dom/970505/nation.profiles.html (May 5, 1997)

The Multiracial Option
by M. Elaine Mar (Harvard Magazine)
http://www.harvard-magazine.com/mj97/right.multi.html (May/June 1997)

Woodrow Wilson, Lisa Jones & Itabari Njeri: The Irony and Wonder of Them All
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor11.html (May/June 1997)

Boxing People In: Census 2000 offers an uncertain hope for biracial recognition.
by Ciarra Torres (Perspective)
http://www.digitas.harvard.edu/~perspy/issues/1997/may/boxing.html (May 1997)

My Race Problem – And Ours
by Randall Kennedy (The Atlantic Monthly)
http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/97may/kennedy.htm (May 1997)

Celebrate Personal Achievement, Not ‘Race’ Achievement
by Anthony Givhan (AFRONET)
http://www.afronet.com/WB/043097-3.html (April 30, 1997)

cablinasian like me
by Gary Kamiya (Salon Magazine)
http://www.salonmagazine.com/april97/tiger970430.html (April 30, 1997)

Powell says racism remains problem
by Jim Abrams (Associated Press)
http://washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/digest/daily/april/27/problem.htm (April 27, 1997)

Tiger’s Comments Stir Up Racial-Designation Debate
by Oralander Brand-Williams (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/nation/9704/25/04250103.htm (April 25, 1997)
(Featuring INTERRACIAL VOICE Editor & Publisher, Charles Michael Byrd)

Editorial Notebook: What’s in a name for blacks? Ask Tiger Woods
by Daryl Strickland (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9704/25/notebook/notebook.htm (April 25, 1997)

Woods says calling him simply ‘black’ a mistake
by Michael Fletcher (The Washington Post)
http://www.kentuckyconnect.com/heraldleader/news/042397/ff5tig.html (April 23, 1997)

Struggling in America’s melting pot
by Ed Timms and Thomas G. Watts (The Dallas Morning News)
http://www.dallasnews.com/national-nf/nat126.htm (April 20, 1997)
(Featuring Project RACE members: Susan Graham of Atlanta, Michelle Smawley of New York, and Anna Maria Gill of Houston)

Civil rites: Arguments against same-sex marriage mirror those that kept the races apart
by Deb Price (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/accent/9704/18/04180057.htm (April 18, 1997)

Talk of the Nation: Racial Categories
(National Public Radio)
http://www.npr.org/ramarchives/ne7a0801-5.ram (April 8, 1997)

Groups with special interests insist on cluttering things up in simpler Census
by Pete Waldmeir (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9704/07/04070092.htm (April 7, 1997)

‘Mixed-race’ may be new category in 2000 census
(The Minnesota Daily/Associated Press)
http://www.mndaily.com/daily/1997/04/03/world_nation/wn043c.ap/ (April 3, 1997)

Mixed-race Americans want government’s recognition
(The Associated Press)
http://www.lubbockonline.com/news/040397/mixed.htm (April 3, 1997)

Fading to White
by Jillian A. Sim (American Heritage)
http://www.americanheritage.com/99/feb/002.htm (April 1997)

Count on changes in Census 2000
by Kyoko Altman (CNN Interactive)
http://cnn.com/US/9703/31/census/ (March 31, 1997)

‘Passages’ doesn’t reach its destination
by Kenneth Jones (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/accent/9703/17/03170024.htm (March 17, 1997)

An Emerging Question: Black or Multiracial?
by Dr. Manning Marable (CNN Interactive)
http://www.afronet.com/WB/031597-1.html/ (March 15, 1997)

Miscegenation: The Morality of Death
(National Vanguard Magazine)
http://www.natvan.com/national-vanguard/117/racemix.html (March-April 1997)

Kweisi Mfume Just Doesn’t Get It!
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor10.html (March/April 1997)

Like minds, different races – Partners in biracial marriages and their children gather for a family fun night.
by Ron Davis (The Springfield News-Leader)
http://www.springfieldnews-leader.com/webextra/r072901g.html (February 28, 1997)

Interracial marriage not a problem, couples say
by Tamara Natasha Spence (The Daily Universe)
http://newsline.byu.edu/newsline/Archives/news/9702/970224INTER.HTM (February 24, 1997)

Our children need more multiracial storybooks
by Merlene Davis (The Lexington Herald-Leader)
http://www.kentuckyconnect.com/heraldleader/news/0218/fdavis.html (February 18, 1997)

Reveals Blurred Racial Lines of Prominent Families
https://www.multiracial.com/news/pr970214.html (February 14, 1997)

Continued Debate Over Census 2000: Sampling, Funding, and the “Multiracial” Category
(The Civil Rights Monitor)
http://www.civilrights.org/lcef/monitor/race.html (February/March 1997)

Love in the 90’s: Interracial Marriage
by Ayelle Ecarma (Filipino Today)
http://www.interlog.com/~filtoday/feb97/romance.htm (February 1997)

Lawmaker: Make English official state language
by Kenneth Cole (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9701/24/01240141.htm (January 24, 1997)

Britain is having interracial sex
by Michael Conally (YUSH PONLINE)
http://www.leevalley.co.uk/yush/rewind/yush0112/racesex.htm (January 23, 1997)

Iverson, police better be quiet — or they can risk blowing the case
by Pete Waldmeir (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/metro/9701/12/01120128.htm (January 12, 1997)

NAACP’s Views on New Multiracial Category
by Kweisi Mfume (NAACP)
https://www.multiracial.com/news/naacp1.html (January 6, 1997)

Texas conflict reflects debate on adoption among races
by Sue Ann Pressley (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1997/outlook/9701/05/01050006.htm (January 5, 1997)

by Karenna Gore (Slate)
http://www.slate.com/Gist/97-01-04/Gist.asp (January 4, 1997)

Census 2000 Approaches
(The Civil Rights Monitor)
http://www.lccr.org/lcef/monitor/91-9.htm (January 1997)

Has The New York Times Pronounced The Multiracial Initiative Dead?
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.interracialvoice.com/editor9.html (January/February 1997)

Multiracial Conundrum
by Helen Cordes (Utne Reader)

It Takes All Kinds – The story of a nation is found in the stories of its people.
http://www.pbs.org/pov/learning/ (1997)

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