By Ronald Fernandez
— John Kenneth White, Catholic college of America
America past Black and White is a decision for a brand new means of imagining race in the US. 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 by means of a small minority, yet by way of the fastest-growing and arguably so much vocal phase of the more and more varied American inhabitants— Mexicans, chinese language, eastern, Koreans, Indians, Arabs, and plenty of extra— who're breaking down and recreating the very definitions of race.
Drawing on interviews with 1000s of usa citizens who don’ t healthy traditional black/white different types, the writer invitations us to empathize with those “ doubles” and to appreciate why they might symbolize our greatest probability to throw off the strictures of the black/white dichotomy.
The revolution is already underway, as beginners and mixed-race “ fusions” refuse to have interaction within the triumphing Anglo- Protestant tradition. americans face offerings: comprehend why those contributors imagine as they do, or face a destiny that maintains to outline us through what divides us instead of by means of what unites us.
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America Beyond Black and White: How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide (Contemporary Political And Social Issues) by Ronald Fernandez