TMA News Links – October 1, 2003

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

October 1, 2003
Editor, James A. Landrith, Jr.

As a new feature of The Multiracial Activist Newsletter, selected news links will now be forwarded to the mailing list on a regular basis, as they are added to the news sections of the website. Should your email program truncate or distort the urls, these links are also available at:

The latest news links are available below:

The mulatta on film: from Hollywood to the Mexican revolution
by Cedric J. Robinson and Luz Maria Cabral (irr news) (October 2003)

Prop. 54 author undaunted by polls
by Katherine Corcoran (The Mercury News)
(September 30, 2003)

Californians to Vote on Collecting Racial Identity Data
by Molly Peterson (
82B1F1C93B663497 (September 30, 2003)

Supreme Court to review old Wilkes-Barre death row case
(NEPA News)
newsid=10244772&BRD=2212&PAG=461&dept_id=465812&rfi=6 (September 30,

All in the (mixed-race) family: a US trend
by Mary Wiltenburg and Amanda Paulson (The Christian Science Monitor) (September 28,

Thicker than water
by Ellen Tomson (Pioneer Press) (September
28, 2003)

No single policy for racial data
by Jim Sanders (The Sacramento Bee)
(September 28, 2003)

A successful interracial union shows world can unite as one
by Dan and Lonnie Locke (The Olympian)
(September 20, 2003)

Supreme Court to rule on rights of Métis
(CBC News) (September 19, 2003)

White professor speaks about black america
by Charles Edward Scott Jr. (Daily Illini)
l (September 18, 2003)

Finding love amid anguish in Peru jail
(Reuters) (September 18,

When Racial Discrimination Is Not Just Black and White
by Brent Staples (The New York Times)
res=F30613F83B5F0C718DDDA00894DB404482 (September 12, 2003)

Iraqi girlfriends capture GI hearts
by Larry Kaplow (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (August 29,

Israeli law targets 'mixed' families
by Joshua Mitnick (The Washington Times) (August 18,

Yours in Struggle,

James Landrith
Founder, Editor & Publisher,
The Multiracial Activist
and The Abolitionist Examiner

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