By Catherine R. Squires

ISBN-10: 0791470997

ISBN-13: 9780791470992

ISBN-10: 0791471004

ISBN-13: 9780791471005

Explores modern information media insurance of multiracial humans and identities.

When sleek information media decide to concentration realization on humans of multiracial descent, how does this healthy with broader modern and old racial discourses? Do those information narratives complicate universal understandings of race and race family members? Dispatches from the colour Line explores those concerns by way of analyzing modern information media assurance of multiracial humans and identities. Catherine R. Squires seems at how newshounds make the most of info from many sources—including politicians, bureaucrats, activists, students, demographers, and marketers—to hyperlink multiracial id to specific racial norms, coverage personal tastes, and cultural tendencies. She considers people who have been accused (rightly or wrongly) of misrepresenting their racial id to the general public for private achieve, and likewise compares the hot racial different types of Census 2000 as suggested in Black owned, Asian American owned, and mainstream newspapers. those comparisons demonstrate how a brand new racial team is framed in mass media, and the way varied media assets make stronger or problem long-standing assumptions approximately racial identification and belonging within the United States.

Catherine R. Squires is Assistant Professor of conversation stories and Afroamerican and African reports on the collage of Michigan.

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