Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream, Christina M. Greer

Author
Wilbur C. Rich
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
Political Science Quarterly
Volume
129
Issue Number
4
Publication Date
Winter 2014-15
Institution
Academy of Political Science
Abstract
America prides itself on being a nation of immigrants, and part of what attracts them to its shores is a tolerance for phenotype diversity and ethnic pluralism. Immigrants are allowed to keep their religion, language, dress, and cultural traditions. Yet many immigrants work hard to assimilate into their host communities. When a group refuses to assimilate, they attract notice. This is especially true for African American immigrants, who seem to be flirting with remaining outsiders. Why would these new Americans who share an African phenotype set themselves apart socially and politically? - See more at: http://www.psqonline.org/article.cfm?IDArticle=19322#sthash.qxXeIDiA.dpuf
Political Geography
America