In Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness, ed. Rebecca Walker (forward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.). Soft Skull Press.(2012)
In JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies
Co-author (with Marcia A. Dawkins) in The Tyler Perry Reader edited by Ronald Jackson and Jamel Bell (forthcoming)
...written with Marcia A. Dawkins, Ph.D.
...pics borrowed from Mrs.O and New York Times websites
This study is designed to examine how mixed race identity is formulated and discussed by young adults in the United States. An intensely interdisciplinary project, we begin by discussing racial mixedness and identity “with a twist” as they pertain, not to President Obama but, to First Lady Michelle Obama. Self-identified as and accepted as “Black,” her mixed race ancestry is the subject of recent scrutiny.