Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

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Mat Johnson is the author of Pym, Drop, Hunting in Harlem and The Great Negro Plot as well as several graphic novels including Incognegro, Dark Rain and Right State. Meera Bowman Johnson hide caption

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Novelist Mat Johnson Explores The 'Optical Illusion' Of Being Biracial

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For New Immigrants To The U.S., Ellis Island Still Means A Lot

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N.Y. Police Shooting Case Divides City's Asian-Americans

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Meet Gerald Renfrow

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