Multi-Racial in America

The New York Times has an excellent piece regarding the emergence of multi-racial students. 

…the number of applicants who identify themselves as multiracial has mushroomed, adding another layer of anxiety, soul- (and family-tree-) searching and even gamesmanship to the process.  The new options have forced colleges to confront thorny questions, including how to account for various racial mixes in seeking diversity on campus…

While focused on colleges, the article is also relevant to businesses, non-profits, or anyone interested in knowing what the future workforce will resemble. Organizations will gain from some awareness of how the needs of multiracial individuals might be distinct from those who self-identify as a “single race.” This type of awareness can help leaders to change organizational cultures and to help them in serving an increasing population of people.