Abstract

Psychologically conflicted, confused, traitorous, tragic, and deracinated: the public vocabulary used to describe multiracial people has hardly changed since the days when state laws banned marriage between black and white. Zeroing in on interracial kinship, Kimberly DaCosta close reads Janny Scott’s biography of Barack Obama’s mother.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-8042
Print ISSN
0041-1191
Pages
pp. 128-140
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-06
Open Access
No
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