It's Friday. Time to sign off for the weekend. I hope everyone has plans to enjoy this second to last weekend of the summer. Perhaps you might be heading to Brooklyn, to participate in the Spike Lee sponsored Birthday Bash for Michael Jackson who would be turning 51 on Saturday. The party is free and open to the public at Prospect Park and only about 10,000 people are expected to show up, so it might be a good time.
If a DJ spinning all Michael, all the time isn't your idea of fun, then perhaps you'd like to check out the following links in the privacy of your own home instead.
- If you'd like to read about other parents raising biracial and/or multiracial children, check out the new blog Honeysmoke. There's even some great hair care tips there that I'm going to try on my own little honeysmokes.
- If you'd like to get a taste of a new documentary (with an unfortunate title if you ask me.) about being biracial, check out the preview of I'm biracial...not Black, Damn it! on You Tube. It actually looks pretty interesting.
- And finally, if you'd like to be inspired to do something to make this world a better place, please visit my friend Homa's new website, Growing Up Global. She has written a fabulous new book to help young people become global citizens. Homa herself has a fascinating life story to tell and you'll be hearing from her here on the Meltingpot soon. But check out the website in the meantime and be prepared to want to run off and so something meaningful in the world.
Whatever you choose to do, make it count.