Having established these deep structural connections

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Unformatted text preview: t San Diego, noted rising levels of intermarriage as an encouraging symbol of our progress as a nation, a multiracial population moving toward ‘One America’. All of this optimism (however cautious) implies that white racism in the US is (still) measured in important ways in its relation to degrees and types of race mixture. In a sense, these approaches set up interracial sexuality as the final frontier, the last hurdle in the American race for freedom, justice, and equality. The ‘multiracial question’, in other words, is at the heart of the politics of racial formation. Prominent blackness scholars argue that sexual racism/ interracial are structured through antiblackness Sexton, Director, African American Studies School of Humanities, 2003 (Jared, “The Consequence of Race Mixture: Raed Barriers and the Politics of Desire”, Social Identities, Volume 9, Number 2, 2003,Accessed 8-4-12, MR) In his contribution to a recent collection of essays on Fanon, cultural theorist Kobena Mercer refers to ‘sexual politics as the Achilles heel of...
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