Exploring multiracial identities

Here we explore the identifications that determine our governmental, economic and social outcomes.

* This concept remains under construction as we continue to add resources and tools to the field guide. If you have a link or tool to share, please email us at research@upwithcommunity.org and we’ll check it out.

Book

Racially Mixed People In America

America has been the breeding ground of a biracial baby boom for the past 25 years. Unfortunately, there has been a dearth of information regarding how racially mixed people identify and view themselves and how they relate to one another. Racially Mixed People in America steadily bridges this gap.

Maria P P Root
Book

Multiracial Experience Racial Borders as the New Frontier

In her bold new edited volume, The Multiracial Experience, Maria P. P. Root challenges current theoretical and political conceptualizations of race by examining the experience of mixed-race individuals, articulating questions that will form the basis for future discussions of race and identity.

Maria P P Root
Article

Embodied Resistance: Multiracial Identity, Gender, and the Body

The title explains it all. This article explains why white people struggle to understand racism.

Gabrielle G. Gonzales, Social Sciences journal
Article

Race as an Open Field: Exploring Identity beyond Fixed Choices

The title explains it all. This article explains why white people struggle to understand racism.

Paul R. Croll and Joseph Gerteis, SAGE journals
Book Chapter

Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs

A plan for establishing "Swirl Chapters" to help unite and solidy the mixed peoples of the U.S. and Canada.

Daniel McNeil

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