Ramona E. Douglass was a medical sales and marketing professional and one of the most prominent advocates for multiracial Americans.
She is of African American, Native American(Oglala), and Sicilian heritage. Douglass was a community activist for almost 30 years. She was a founding member of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and participated with Angela Davis' Political Defense Committee in the early 1970s.
Douglass was a prominent spokesperson for multiracial issues during the debates preceding Census 2000. In 1993, she testified before Rep. Thomas C. Sawyer's (D-OH) Subcommittee on Census, Statistics & Postal Personnel in favor of adding a "multiracial" category to... Read More