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By Ronald Fernandez

“ This publication is either strong and significant. robust for the testimony it offers from american citizens of many alternative (and even combined races) approximately their studies. and demanding simply because there's a racial revolution underway that might upend race as we all know it through the twenty-first century.”

— John Kenneth White, Catholic collage of America

America past Black and White is a decision for a brand new manner of imagining race in the United States. For the 1st time in U.S. historical past, the black-white dichotomy that has traditionally outlined race and ethnicity is being challenged, now not through a small minority, yet through the fastest-growing and arguably so much vocal phase of the more and more assorted American inhabitants— Mexicans, chinese language, jap, Koreans, Indians, Arabs, and lots of extra— who're breaking down and recreating the very definitions of race.

Drawing on interviews with hundreds and hundreds of american citizens who don’ t healthy traditional black/white different types, the writer invitations us to empathize with those “ doubles” and to appreciate why they could signify our greatest likelihood to throw off the strictures of the black/white dichotomy.

The revolution is already underway, as newbies and mixed-race “ fusions” refuse to interact within the winning Anglo- Protestant tradition. american citizens face offerings: comprehend why those contributors imagine as they do, or face a destiny that maintains to outline us via what divides us instead of by way of what unites us.

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