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Parents of Biracial Cheerios Girl Say They Were 'Excited' About Negative Comments

Parents of Biracial Cheerios Girl Say They Were ‘Excited’ About Negative Comments

by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2013, 11:33AM

Cheerios commercial star and her family made an appearance on MSNBC.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Cheerios' Biracial Family Ad Becomes Their Most Viewed on YouTube

Cheerios’ Biracial Family Ad Becomes Their Most Viewed on YouTube

by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 2:23PM

The Cheerios commercial starring a white mother, a black father and their biracial daughter is the most popular ad on the cereal’s YouTube channel. The spot began airing on national television last Monday and was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday….

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Hate Storm

Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Hate Storm

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 11:12AM

We’ve seen interracial couples on television for decades but corporate companies have largely stayed away from including them in advertising.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Walmart Security Allegedly Suspected Father of Kidnapping Biracial Kids

Walmart Security Allegedly Suspected Father of Kidnapping Biracial Kids

by Jorge Rivas on May 22 2013, 10:47AM

The father is white and his wife of ten years is black and according to a Walmart manager that means their children “didn’t fit.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama Talks Race, Calls Himself a 'Mixed Kid From Hawaii'

Obama Talks Race, Calls Himself a ‘Mixed Kid From Hawaii’

by Jorge Rivas on September 13 2012, 3:30PM

While the comments may seem ordinary they’re not. The last time the President addressed race was at the height of the Trayvon Martin media coverage in March.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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A “Mixed-Race” Nation Isn’t the Same as a Post-Race One

by Dom Apollon on February 4 2011, 9:59AM

Dom Apollon explains what a buzz-making New York Times story left out.

Topics: Schools & Youth

'Is She Yours?': Mixed-Race Families in the Eyes of Others

‘Is She Yours?’: Mixed-Race Families in the Eyes of Others

by Michelle Chen on August 18 2010, 9:10AM

Multiracial families often evoke strange looks of bewilderment from strangers, followed by the awkward question, “Is she yours?” Or the even more vexing, “Are you looking for more work?”

Topics: On Gender, Schools & Youth

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