All Mixed Up: What Do We Call People Of Multiple Backgrounds?

http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/08/25/455470334/all-mixed-up-what-do-we-call-people-of-multiple-backgrounds

 

Sorry to spoil this well written and researched article but it ends with:

“We’re both laughing when we say goodbye. Later, I turn back to my notes and realize, quietly, that I still have no answers.

But talking to my mom, doing all this research, hearing from historians who’ve devoted their entire careers to investigating these questions and still fumble when they’re asked “What are you?” — it’s had the welcome effect of allowing me to care a little less.”

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