How young Chinese-Americans are embracing their identity

Sunday, September 3, 2017
South China Morning Post

“Biracial people tend to face higher levels of social exclusion … because they are never ‘Asian enough’ or ‘white enough’ to fit into their respective racial groups,” said Sarah Gaither, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University in the US, whose research focuses on interracial identities and relations.

“It is this lack of belonging and the constant questioning that many biracial people face that can often lead to negative self-esteem. We all want to belong to a group, but for biracials who are straddling multiple racial groups simultaneously, this issue of belonging is often questioned by others.”

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