TMA News Links – December 16, 2004

TMA News Links
December 16, 2004


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 16, 2004
Editor, James A. Landrith, Jr.

Welcome to another issue of TMA News Links, a supplement to The Multiracial Activist Newsletter, transmitting selected news links to the mailing list on a (hopefully more) regular basis, as they are added to the news sections of the website. First launched last Fall, this service is intended to become a weekly news bulletin. Should your email program truncate or distort the urls, these links will also be available at: and

The latest news links are available below:

MP is Metis Citizen
by Janis Leering (Orillia Today) (December 16, 2004)


White Wash: For black Saints, forgetting the LDS Church's racist heritage is easier said than done.
by Shane Johnson (Salt Lake City Weekly) (December 16, 2004)


Boy's cancer fight highlights need for biracial donors
by Pam Adams (Copley News Service) (December 15, 2004)


Letter to the Editor: Love more than black and white
by Jen Chau and Carmen Van Kerckhove (Corvallis Gazette-Times) (December 15, 2004)


Diamond in the rough
by Chad Jones (Oakland Tribune),1413,234~24409~2596997,00.html (December 14, 2004)


Too Glam To Be Good?
by Low Ching Ling (Electric New Paper),4136,79303,00.html (December 13, 2004)


Project RACE aims to educate
by Aetna Smith (Tallahassee Democrat) (December 12, 2004)


Biracial daughter of late Sen. Strom Thurmond tells her side
(Associated Press) (December 11, 2004)


Beyond tolerance: Youth Talk About Race at Forum
by Keith Lin (Singapore Today) (December 11, 2004)


Kate Legge: Indigenous coming of age
(The Australian),5744,11651437%255E7583,00.html (December 11, 2004)


Love sees no color
by Mary Ann Albright (Corvallis Gazette-Times) (December 11, 2004)


Off the Beat: All's Well That Ends Well
by Jennifer Christian (The Daily Californian) (December 10, 2004)


Old specter of racism lurks in flames of arson
by Adrienne Washington (The Washington Times) (December 10, 2004)


Baker & Lathan in 42.4 Percent
(Coming Soon!) (December 10, 2004)


Connerly to step down as regent
by Matt Krupnick (Contra Costa Times) (December 9, 2004)


Hispanics and racial identity
by Jerry Large (The Seattle Times) (December 9, 2004)


Racist letters sent to high school athletes
by Connie Mabin (Associated Press),1413,204~21474~2587327,00.html (December 9, 2004)


Grow up, Rui En
by Jeanmarie Tan (Electric New Paper),4136,79033,00.html (December 9, 2004)


Communication problems alleged in Bias Intervention Program
by Patrick Gordon (The Tufts Daily) (December 9, 2004)


NDTV captures popular music of different Indian Diaspora communities in documentary
( (December 8, 2004)


Metis culture comes to call
by Courtney Whalen (Drayton Valley Western Review) (December 7, 2004)


One family, two worlds
by Courtenay Edelhart (The Indianapolis Star) (December 6, 2004)


Jenkins: NKorea wanted daughters as spies
(UPI) (December 6, 2004)


Marion County Man Gets 10 Months For Crossburning Incident
(The Chattanoogan) (December 6, 2004)


Adopting mixed race children a growing trend
by Roberto Santiago (Miami Herald) (December 6, 2004)


Dinka Heroine Uses Her Dual Heritage to Help the Masses
by Ken Ramani (The East African Standard) (December 5, 2004)


Metis senator calls for new election
by Jean Lian (Meadow Lake Progress) (December 5, 2004)


The Repatriation Process
by Sandra Kakeeway (The First Perspective) (December 1, 2004)


Adoptive parents want to know if you have any questions
by Betty Cuniberti (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) (November 21, 2004)


Yours in Struggle,

James A. Landrith, Jr.
Editor & Publisher,
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