Seat at the Table

When Asked About Race, What Box Do You Check?

Season 1, Episode 10 of 13

Eight years ago, the U.S. census recorded about nine million people who self-identified as multiracial. In this episode, find out what the "One Drop" rule means for African- Americans and, you'll meet Richard Lankford, the son of a black man and white women born in a time when such marriages were illegal. He will tell us how he identifies himself.

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