Definition of multiracial
: composed of, involving, or representing various races
multiracialismplay \-shə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
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The study focused on students who identified as white, Asian, black or Latino — subsequent ones will pay more attention to the experiences of multiracial students, Juvonen said.
The visionaries—the ones who saw a multiracial future—were activists like Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth.
The rise in multiracial or multiethnic infants coincides with the growth in marriages among couples of different races or ethnicities.
But two larger-scale efforts may come closest to King’s vision of economic justice: the Fight for $15 movement and MICAH, a multiracial convening of congregations named after an Old Testament prophet.
About 84 of Van Ness preschoolers are black, 60 are white, 14 are Hispanic, and the remaining few dozen are of various Asian backgrounds, or listed as multiracial, according to the D.C. Public Schools.
Almost every student is black, although a handful identify as multiracial.
The next most common are couples in which one spouse is white and the other Asian (15 percent), and then where one spouse is white and one is multiracial (12 percent).
The crowd at the Jan. 21 event was 77 percent white, 4 percent Hispanic/Latino, 6.5 percent black, 0.2 percent Native American, 4 percent Asian and 8 percent multiracial or other.
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: relating to or including more than one race of people
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