The changing face of America

National Geographic has just published an article about how, with 9 million Americans self-identifying as multi-racial, race in America is "no longer so black and white."

Image credit Martin Schoeller

Image credit Martin Schoeller

The magazine features a beautiful pictorial by acclaimed photographer Martin Schoeller. His close-up portraits of Americans of a variety of different backgrounds are stunning.

It has been argued that multi-racial faces are more attractive, overall, because they blend DNA from different populations, leading to more genetic diversity and "hybrid vigor." Click through Schoeller's collection to see what you think.

Image credit Martin Schoeller. Click to view his pictorial in National Geographic.

Image credit Martin Schoeller. Click to view his pictorial in National Geographic.