Educator Spotlight in Campus Explorer's "The Explorer"

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Dr. Dawkins answers questions about the joys and sorrows of her career in education and writing. Stay tuned for her upcoming article for The Explorer on using popular culture in the classroom.

Featured on Truthdig Radio: "Mixed Race, Mixed Up"

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Dr. Dawkins mixes it up with Truthdig's Kasia Anderson regarding her upcoming book, Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity, and how the press uses 2010 Census results to remix the nation's multiracial history.

"Passing as Property": Plessy v. Ferguson and the Rise of Identity Theft

Dr. Dawkins gives Claremont University a sneak peek of her new book, Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity at the 2011 NAES Conference.

Featured on KPFK's "Truthdig Radio"

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Dr. Dawkins talks about her latest article on gender, culture and "The Rise of Mad Masculinity" as profitable entertainment and political problem with Truthdig's Kasia Anderson.

Featured on NPR's "Tell Me More"

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Dr. Dawkins discusses her forthcoming book Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity and trades expert opinions with Latoya Peterson of Racialicious.Com, Galina Espinoza of Latina Magazine and Farai Chedaya of NPR on beauty, mixed race identity and "mad masculinity" in The Beauty Shop on National Public Radio's Tell Me More.

Featured in TIME Magazine: "Mixed-Race Celebrities on Race"

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"Historically, racism is equated with segregation, separating people," says Marcia Alesan Dawkins, a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. "In turn, we think racial progress is racial mixing. But the problem is, [that progress is] still based on appearance."

Quoted in Mixed Race Studies' Review of "The Invisible Line"

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"... Much has been written in recent years about the “changing face” of America that foretells that we will become a ”mixed-race” country, or as Marcia A. Dawkins states, a “Miscege-Nation.” Yet, this is not wholly true, for we are not becoming a multiracial society, we already are a multiracial society. We have been multiracial not for years, or even decades, but for centuries."

Quoted in Wrightswords: "The Other Dumas" Seen Through American Eyes

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Dr. Dawkins shares her thoughts on mixed race casting and passing in The Other Dumas with Will Wright of Wrightswords.Com. "Prof. Dawkins said... that Mr. West isn’t completely off, but it ignores the complex history… We need to be more sensitive to how” these subtle and very sensitive questions are handled.

Mixed Chicks Chat: Episode # 153

Mixed Chicks Chat is the award-winning, LIVE, weekly podcast about the Mixed experience: interracial relationships, transracial adoption and Biracial / Hapa / Mixed identity. In Episode #153, Dr. Dawkins chatted with the Chicks about her experiences with multiracial identity and her research on racial passing as a viable form of communication. Enjoy!!

Stay tuned for her next interview with The Chicks on July 27, 2011.

Small Screen / Big Picture

Dr. Dawkins talks about the importance of "having a little faith" in race, religion and Fox's Prison Break.