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This book is daunting in size; around pages of intertwined memoir, history, and research. Was he looking at me and considering just how black I seemed? Was he thanking his lucky stars once again that my hair was not curly, not kinky, that my skin was olive, not dusky, that my lips were thin, my nose only slightly wide, and that my ass was small? Did he worry that someday one of us might be found out?
Look Inside. As we approach the twenty-first century, biracialism and biculturalism are becoming increasingly common. Simple questions like What are you? These eighteen essays, joined by a shared sense of duality, address the difficulties of not fitting into and the benefits of being part of two worlds. Through the lens of personal experience, they offer a broader spectrum of meaning for race and culture. And in the process, they map a new ethnic terrain that transcends racial and cultural division. Half this, quarter that, born here, raised there.
The number of persons in the United States who identify with more than one racial group is a steadily growing segment of the larger population. Yet pastoral care literature has not focused much attention to date on the spiritual care of multiracial people in America. This article intends to begin that conversation by examining their intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics, suggesting four directions of caring, and then exploring five implications for offering compassionate and relevant ministry. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve.
Access options available:. Callaloo Milian Arias More than a coming of age story, Danzy Senna's first novel, Caucasia Riverhead Books, addresses themes of coming into consciousness within the U. Clearly in dialogue with Nella Larsen's Passing as well as Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, Caucasia is a first person narrative where anything that happens to the protagonist, Birdie Lee, relates to the rest of the nation. Caucasia interrogates, displaces, and transforms the normative meanings of whiteness, and by extension, Americanness. The multiracial protagonist disappears into America "without a name, without a record. With only the body I traveled in.
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Half and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural Claudine C. O'Hearn. As we approach the twenty-first century, biracialism and biculturalism are.
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