Multiracial Identity in America Today Led by mixed-race celebrities such as Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Tiger Woods, race, culture and identity are changing in America. Is being multiracial an identity all its own, or a delicate balance of old divides?
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Multiracial Identity in America Today

Multiracial Identity in America Today

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Led by mixed race celebrities like Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Tiger Woods, race, culture and identity are changing in America. Is being multi-racial an identity all its own, or a delicate balance of old divides?

Orin Starn, cultural anthropologist at Duke University

Debra Dickerson, author of The End of Blackness

Sundee Frazier, author of Check All That Apply: Finding Wholeness as a Multiracial Person