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Project News

NY1 visits Brooklyn Historical Society, 12/29/2014
Front page of the Arts & Design section, December 2, 2014
Photos & updates from Loving Day flagship celebration - 2014
Portraying NYC and Beijing-based families that include children with mixed races, ethnicities, and cultures.
Aug 18
Part 3 of Mixed Mondays film series is the first U.S preview of Toasted Marshmallows' documentary about mixed-race women in North America
Aug 11
Part 2 of Mixed Mondays film series is Oscar-nominated My Beautiful Laundrette - about mixed, immigrant, and queer relationships in London
Aug 4
Part 1 of our summer Mixed Monday film series is a 1959 Lana Turner classic - Imitation of Life
Overlapping diasporas, Jewish fatherhood, Civil Rights murders, & more...
Historian Allyson Hobbs at TEDxStanford
Jun 14
11th annual celebration in New York!
A talk by Maureen Walker, PhD, via Wellesley Centers for Women
Photographer Myra Greene examines whiteness (via PBS)
Check in each weekday for a new profile by Heidi Durrow
Time Out New York via BrooklynZineFest.com
A traveling exhibit and lecture series about hair, beauty shop culture, race, and identity, by Candacy Taylor
How activists, bureaucrats, and media constructed a new American
via jamietheignorantamerican.tumblr.com
Intermarriage is playing a big role in changing some of our views of ethnicity - via Pew Research