Beyond Biracial: When Blackness Is a Small, Nearly Invisible Fraction

In the past, these Americans would have been labeled “quadroons” or “octoroons.” Today their options are so much broader. What can they teach us about race in 2014 and in the future?

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(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race: A Review and Reflection

Yaba Blay’s (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race (2014) is a beautiful, first-hand look at the true complexities surrounding the ways in which societies and peoples racialize one another and the w…

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One Drop Myth of Hypodecent | Dr. Yaba Blay on CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

Don Lemon interviews Dr. Yaba Blay, Africana Studies Scholar and Author of the forthcoming (1)ne Drop: Conversations on Skin Color, Race, and Identity.