TMA Newsletter 12

The Multiracial Activist Newsletter 12
June/July 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

June/July 2002
Editor, James A. Landrith, Jr.


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

— The Multiracial Activist —

America's Pro-Terrorism Foreign Aid Program
by James Bovard (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Excerpt: The Pharoah's Son
by Michael J. Dahl (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


e-Book: The Colored Cadet at West Point. Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A., First Graduate of Color from the U.S. Military Academy
by Henry Ossian Flipper (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Excerpt: White/Black Race Mixing
by Rev. LeRoy Gardner (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Warrentless Searches or Constitutional Protections?
by J. Bradley Jansen (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Excerpt: Whitegirl
by Kate Manning (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Finding a room for multiracial individuals: Selling Blackness in/as (post) modernity
by Daniel McNeil (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Military Tribunal Rules Violate the Rule of Law
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


Excerpt: A Death in Texas: A Story of Race, Murder, and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption
by Dina Temple-Raston (The Multiracial Activist) (June/July 2002)


— The Abolitionist Examiner —

Tiger Won't Succumb to Political Pressure
by Radley Balko (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2002)


Would Reparations for Slavery be Just?
by Edward J. Erler (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2002)


Should Our Race Be Private?
by J. Bradley Jansen (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2002)


Ah, Color Blindness defending Ward Connerly's RPI
by George Winkel (The Abolitionist Examiner) (June/July 2002)


— Advocacy Activity–

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Regarding National Identification Cards
(National ID Coalition) (June 27, 2002)


Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Regarding Domestic Surveillance
(Multiple Organizations) (June 20, 2002)


Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Senators Leahy and Hatch Regarding Domestic Spying
(Multiple Organization) (June 4, 2002)


Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Representatives Sensenbrenner and Conyers Regarding Domestic Spying
(Multiple Organization) (June 4, 2002)


Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to President, European Parliament Urging Vote Against Data Retention
(Multiple Organizations) (May 22, 2002)


— Research Project —

The following message is from the Human Race Project, and is not affiliated with or sponsored by The Multiracial Activist:

Share your story.

* We are an educator and researcher team putting together a book of memoirs written by and honoring multiethnic individuals and families.

* Share your experience as an individual of multiethnic descent, or as a parent of a multiethnic child, through personal essay, poetry, and/or artwork.

* If you have any questions or would like some suggestions about how to begin, write us at either address below.

* Submissions should include your contact information and can be sent to:

Human Race Project, P.O. Box 10339, Rockville, MD 20849

* Submissions will not be returned. We will notify you if we are interested in publishing your submission.

Please pass this info on to others who may be interested. Thanks for your participation!

Yours in Struggle,

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

One comment

  1. Date: Thursday, August 01, 2002 12:51 PM
    From: Phillip Earl Wooten
    Subject: Re: [tmanewsletter] The Multiracial Activist Newsletter – 12

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    I like your newsletter. Please continue this effort it much needed.


    Phillip Earl Wooten

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