Beating the wrap

Ratnesar, Romesh
June 1997
New Republic;06/30/97, Vol. 216 Issue 26, p43
Presents the views of the author on multiculturalism in the U.S. as of June 1997. Success of a multiethnic fast food eatery in Washington, D.C.; Media hype surrounding multiethnic celebrities like Tiger Woods; Plans of the Office of Management and Budget to add a multiracial category to census forms.


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