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By Hephzibah V. Strmic-Pawl

This booklet addresses the modern complexities of race, racial identification, and the endurance of racism. Multiracialism is usually heralded as a leap forward in racial reconciliation; a few even move as far as to posit that the U.S. becomes so racially combined that racism will shrink. besides the fact that, this comparative research of multiracials who determine as part-Asian and part-White and people who establish as part-Black and part-White exhibits greatly various stories of what it skill to be multiracial. The publication additionally attends to a nuanced knowing of ways racism and inequality function while an intersectional strategy of race, type, gender, and sexual orientation is considered. It takes a targeted examine how multiracialism is formed by way of racism, yet finally finds a broader assertion approximately race within the U.S. this present day: that there's no post-racial kingdom and any identification or move that makes an attempt to handle racial inequality needs to take care of that fact.

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