biracial biracial  /baɪ ˈreɪ ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) consisting of or combining two races

Usage(s):

  1. Obama is biracial, and has a direct connection with Africa.
  2. A single mother of biracial children pursuing a career, she foreshadowed, in some ways, what more of America would look like.
  3. And of course they'll remember that America elected a biracial leader less than a half-century after Jim Crow.

News

  1. Loving Day is June 12, marks anniversary of Supreme Court decision legalizing interracial marriage in U.S.

    A week after a Cheerios commercial sparked debate by featuring a biracial child, many people are celebrating the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriages in the U.S. June 12 is Loving Day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  2. Cheerios ad reflects changing look of American family

    General Mills is standing by its fictitious biracial family - uncommon in commercials today, especially in ads on TV - at a time when interracial and interethnic couples are on the rise, according to 2010 U.S. Census data, brand strategists and marketing consultants.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Michigan biracial couple on controversial Cheerios ad: 'It's a great commercial' (video)

    A Grand Rapids couple says watching the new biracial Cheerios commercial is almost like looking at a home movie.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Stax was a great confluence of music and culture. It was a biracial, creative home for artists in the South at a very critical time in history," said Roger Smith of the Concord Music Group, the label's current owner. "That sound was very...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Roger Smith Source: FOXNews

  2. "The truth is, every African-American is biracial," Lee tells the New York Daily News. "Go back far enough, and you'll find the massah was in the slave quarters. You can't be black and go to Harvard Law School? You can't be black and be...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Spike Lee Source: HipHopDX

  3. In response to criticism of his lack of production in the playoffs, Rodriguez told Sports Illustrated that, "When people write bad things about me, I don't know if it's because I'm good looking, I'm biracial, I make the most money, I play on the...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: The Daily Evergreen

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