Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why I joined MRN…. And why I stay

By Heather Lou, MRN Current Chair

Heather thinks "Why MRN?"

Current MRN Chair Heather Lou celebrates her birthday and Loving Day with a reflection about her MRN experiences.

I thought it would only be appropriate to share the reason why I joined MRN on Loving Day. The Supreme Court overturned the Loving v. Virginia case on this day in 1967, which legalized interracial marriage in the United States. Coincidentally, this day also happens to be my birthday. So every year as I celebrate the gray hairs accumulating on my head, I am also proudly re-affirming the salience of my Multiracial identity journey. Read the rest of this entry