If you're mixed and your life unfolds, as does mine, in a borderland between races and cultures, then your roster of experiences will include not only fielding the notorious "What are you?" question, but also being constantly informed of "what you are" by others, whether intimates or total strangers. Understandably, most attempts to shed light on mixed-race experiences focus obsessively on "identity," even as they bring out larger issues of race and racism. These themes... More >>>