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By Jared Sexton

Despite being heralded because the resolution to racial clash within the post–civil rights usa, the important political influence of multiracialism is neither a problem to the ideology of white supremacy nor a defiance of sexual racism. extra effectively, Jared Sexton argues in Amalgamation Schemes, multiculturalism displaces either by means of evoking long-standing tenets of antiblackness and prescriptions for normative sexuality.

 

In this well timed and penetrating research, Sexton pursues a critique of latest multiracialism, from the splintered political tasks of the multiracial stream to the tutorial box of multiracial experiences, to the melodramatic media declarations approximately “the browning of America.” He contests the rationales of colorblindness and multiracial exceptionalism and the merchandising of a repackaged relatives values platform that allows you to exhibit that the real goal of multiracialism is the singularity of blackness as a social identification, a political organizing precept, and an item of wish. From this vantage, Sexton interrogates the trivialization of sexual violence less than chattel slavery and the convoluted courting among racial and sexual politics within the new multiracial consciousness.

 

An unique and demanding intervention, Amalgamation Schemes posits that multiracialism stems from the conservative and reactionary forces made up our minds to undo the earnings of the trendy civil rights stream and dismantle radical black and feminist politics.

 

Jared Sexton is assistant professor of African American experiences and picture and media reports on the college of California, Irvine.

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