TMA Newsletter 10

The Multiracial Activist Newsletter 10
February/March 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

February/March 2002
Editor, James A. Landrith, Jr.


The current issues of The Multiracial Activist and The Abolitionist Examiner are online (and this newsletter is very, very late). Links to the current commentary, articles and fiction are below:

— The Multiracial Activist —

We Deserve Better
by Ron Bronson, Jr. (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


Butterfly Words
by Mary Harper-Bellis (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


Multi-racial Gathering to Protect Civil Liberties
by Donna Lamb (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


Institutional Racism: This Nation Was Built On It!
by Donna Lamb (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


New People? New Politics? New Culture? A different kind of 'Third Way'
by Daniel McNeil (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


Barbados and the Melungeons of Appalachia
by L.E. Salazar (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


An Outstanding Remark
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


Self-Inflincted Violence
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (February/March 2002)


— The Abolitionist Examiner —

Racial Privacy Initiative: Readers Guide
(The Abolitionist Examiner) (February/March 2002)


Ending the anachronism of racial labels
by Vin Suprynowicz (The Abolitionist Examiner) (February/March 2002)


My Ghost's Midnight Manifesto: My "white" essence speaks, my "black" body listens
by Valerie Wilkins-Godbee (The Abolitionist Examiner) (February/March 2002)


— TMA Advocacy Activity —

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Secretary of Treasury Regarding Territorial Tax System
(Multiple Organizations) (February 26, 2002)


Rights Groups Oppose National ID Card
by Robert O'Harrow Jr. (The Washington Post) (February 12, 2002)


Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to President Regarding National Identification Cards
(Multiple Organizations) (February 11, 2002)


— New Books —

Beyond Race: The Bhagavad-gita in Black and White
by Charles Michael Byrd


— Of Special Interest —

Press Release: Mavin Foundation Partners With Multiracial Student Groups to Launch National Marrow-Thon to Save Lives
(MAVIN Foundation) (February 22, 2002)


Yours in Struggle,

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

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