Thus we might say at present that any multiracial

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Unformatted text preview: truth is on the surface, flat and repetitive, just as the law is made by the uniform. A2 Multiram Multiculturalism claims are based on the idea that identity is not fixed and is fluid 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) These epigraphs should be considered heretical to the project of the contemporary multiracial movement in the United States1 Insofar as its proponents and intellectuals speak of the ‘the end(s) of race’, the concept of multiraciality prides itself on the trouble it supposedly causes to the white supremacist rage for order, that is, its ostensible violation of racial discipline and its alleged threat to spurious notions of racial purity. The multiracial, as it were, cannot be fixed in place; by definition, it eludes the capture of a pernicious schema of racial classification. Nevertheless, this reputed disturbance of the colour line bears a cost. A self...
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