In Jessica Vasquez-Tokos text Cross-Racial Minority Intermarriage, why does the author use Patricia Hill Collins outsider within framework to discuss Cross-Racial minority relationships? In what ways are these relationships racial havens? Define Collins framework and explain Vasquez-Tokos findings on cross-racial minority partnerships in your response.

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Term Paper #3 Prompt
Answer all three (3) of the questions below:
1. In Jessica Vasquez-Tokos text Cross-Racial Minority Intermarriage, why does the author use Patricia Hill Collins outsider within framework to discuss Cross-Racial minority relationships? In what ways are these relationships racial havens? Define Collins framework and explain Vasquez-Tokos findings on cross-racial minority partnerships in your response.
2. Choose one of the mixed race groups that experience authenticity policing in either Red & Yellow, Black & Brown or Indian Blood (examples include Blaxicans, Black Indians, Mixed Race Two-Spirit American Indians, or Hafuus). For the population you chose, describe the specific ways in which racial boundaries are policed by other people. What are the markers of authenticity for this community? How do mixed people resist authenticity policing? Be specific.
3. The COVID-19 crisis has shed light on many hard realities and has forced many to question and investigate the deep flaws in our society. Knowing that you are an expert in your experiences during this difficult time, answer the following question:
What have you learned about yourself, your community, or our society in the context of the COVID-19 crisis? What have you started to question about the world we live in? Which important conversations should we

have in light of this crisis? Support your lesson(s) learned with specific examples.
——-Important Notes——
Include at least four quotes from readings, films, and/or lectures in your essay. Be sure to use strong and precise vocabulary from readings, class discussions, lectures, and theoretical approaches. You must cite course materials using (author last name, page number) format. Your paper should be proofread and edited before it is turned in; failure to do so will result in a poor grade.
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