Week of October 17, 2011


In the News: The New York Times recently featured an article on families throughout the U.S. who consider themselves mixed-race whether through marriage, adoption, or other relationships. The article also mentioned that the multiracial population of American children sits at around 4.2 million, up by at least 50 percent since 2000.

Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, & American Law
By Fay Botham. University of North Carolina Press, 2009
Call Number: KF511 .B68 2009 (At Jupiter)

Beyond Black: Biracial Identity in America
By Kerry Ann Rockquemore and David Brunsma. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008 (2nd ed.)
Call Number: E184 .A1 R62 2008

Black Enough/White Enough: The Obama Dilemma
By Rickey Hendon. Third World Press, 2009
Call Number: E901.1 .O23 H46 2009

Black Women in Interracial Relationships: In Search of Love and Solace
By Kellina M. Craig-Henderson. Transaction Publishers, 2011
Call Number: HQ801.8 .C732 2010

Fade to Black and White: Interracial Images in Popular Culture
By Erica Chito Childs. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009
Call Number: E185.62 .C54 2009

Fathers of Conscience: Mixed-Race Inheritance in the Antebellum South
By Bernie D. Jones. University of Georgia Press, 2009
Call Number: KF4755 .J66 2009

Hapa Girl: A Memoir
By May-Lee Chai. Temple University Press, 2007
Call Number: F660 .A1 C38 2007 (Also available online via ebrary)

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
By Annette Gordon-Reed. W. W. Norton & Co., 2008
Call Number: E332.74 .G67 2008

The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South
By W. Ralph Eubanks. Smithsonian Books, 2009
Call Number: HQ777.9 .E93 2009

The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction
By Caroline Rody. Oxford University Press ,2009
Call Number: PS153 .A84 R64 2009

Interracial Families: Current Concepts and Controversies
By George Yancey and Richard Lewis, Jr. Routledge, 2009
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption
By Randall Kennedy. Pantheon, 2003
Call Number: KF511 .K46 2003 (Also available via Black Thought and Culture)

Interracial Marriage: Expectations and Realities
Edited by Irving R. Stuart and Lawrence Edwin Abt. Grossman Publishers, 1973
Call Number: HQ1031 .S85 1973 (At Jupiter)

Interracial Marriage in Hawaii: A Study of the Mutually Conditioned Processes of Acculturation and Amalgamation
By Romanzo Adams. The Macmillan Company, 1937
Call Number: HQ724 .A3

Interracial Marriages between Black Women and White Men
By Cheryl Y. Judice. Cambria Press, 2008
Call Number: HQ1031 .J83 2008

Interracialism: Black-White Intermarriage in American History, Literature, and Law
Edited by Werner Sollors. Oxford University Press, 2000
Call Number: HQ1031. I8 2000

Interracial Relationships in the 21st Century
Edited by Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery. Carolina Academic Press, 2009
Call Number: HT1521 .I58 2009

The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White
By Daniel J. Sharfstein. Penguin Press, 2011
Call Number: E184 .A1 S5724 2011

Is That Your Child?: Mothers Talk about Rearing Biracial Children
By Marion Kilson and Florence Ladd. Lexington Books, 2009
Call Number: HQ777.9 .K55 2009

Light, Bright, and Damned Near White: Biracial and Triracial Culture in America
By Stephanie Rose Bird. Praeger, 2009
Call Number: GN495.6 .B56 2009

Love’s Revolution: Interracial Marriage
By Maria P. P. Root. Temple University Press, 2001
Call Number: HQ1031 .R64 2001

Mixed Race Hollywood
Edited by Mary Beltrán and Camilla Fojas. New York University Press, 2008
Call Number: PN1995.9 .R23 M59 2008

Mongrel Nation: The America Begotten by Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
By Clarence E. Walker. University of Virginia Press, 2009
Call Number: E185.62 .W35 2009

Multifaceted Identity of Interethnic Young People: Chameleon Identities
By Sultana Choudhry. Ashgate, 2010
Call Number: GN495.6 .C52 2010

Multiracial Americans and Social Class: The Influence of Social Class on Racial Identity
Edited by Kathleen Odell Korgen. Routledge, 2010
Call Number: HN90 .S6 M85 2010

Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception across the Color Line
By Martha A. Sandweiss. Penguin Press, 20009
Call Number: E185.625 .S255 2009

The Politics of Multiracialism: Challenging Racial Thinking
Edited by Heather M. Dalmage. State University of New York Press, 2004
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

A Princess Found
By Sarah Culberson and Tracy Trivas. St. Martin’s Press, 2009
Call Number: HV874.82 .C85 2009

Reproducing Race: The Paradox of Generation Mix
By Rainier Spencer. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011
Call Number: E184 .A1 S725 2011

Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs
By Daniel McNeil. Routledge, 2010
Call Number: HT1523 .M36 2009