There are so many things wrong with this story that it's hard to know where to start. They spotlight a couple with children who are black and Asian, but their "expert," Dawkins, points out that, for better or for worse, we only have the model of the black-white dynamic to work with. Huh?
The writer seems to be very confused about terminology like multiracial, biracial, interracial, or the Census favorite "More than one Box."
The Beyonce example is ridiculous and needs proof instead of publicity. She does not represent the multiracial community, and certainly not the entire black community has the same opinion.
NPR used to do more balanced, credible reporting on this issue. -Perhaps budget cuts have produced less accurate reporting. What a shame. -Susan Graham
Checking More Than One Box: A Growing Multiracial Nation