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Multiracial Identity (Free Screening and Discussion) at Portland State University- March 03, 2010 PDF Print E-mail

 

 

  Wed. March 3 @ 6:30 pm in SMU 228 - Multiracial Identity


This new documentary explores the social and political impact of adding a Multiracial Category?the fastest growing demographic in America?as a stand alone racial group on the US Census. Different racial and cultural groups see multiracialism differently. For  some Whites, multiracialism represents the pollution of the White race. For some Blacks it represents an attempt to escape Blackness. And for some Asians, Latinos and Arabs, multiracialism represents the dilution of the culture. Preview this 88-minute film, followed by refreshments and join the discussion with filmmaker Brian Chinhema, Sarah Ross, Director, HONEY (Honoring our New Ethnic Youth) Inc., Thomas Wright, Director, Oregon Council on Multiracial Affairs, and Dana Stone, Adjunct Faculty, University of Oregon Couples & Family Therapy.

 Preview of film:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehhxGC0cd4E

This event made possible by a grant from the Diversity Action Council. Co-sponsered by the Multicultural Center,the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, and the Center for Academic Excellence. Contact Patrice Hudson (503)725-8327 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information

 
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