Black/white interracial young adults: quest for a racial identity.

  • U M Brown
  • Published 1995 in The American journal of orthopsychiatry


The racial self-identification of 119 young adults of mixed black and white racial heredity was explored. Data showed interracial identity to be the most prevalent, and that it was associated with the least conflict. Compartmentalization into a private interracial identity and a public black one appeared to be the most frequently utilized coping mechanism… (More)


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