26th May 2000 at 01:00
WHILE welcoming Yasmin Alibhai-Brown's article about the end of multiculturalism, I notice a flaw in her argument. She says that although children have many friendships across race and etnic barriers, these relationships falter by puberty. However, she says: "mixed race communities are growing". How can this be?

Harmeet Matharu

Hughes Hall, Cambridge

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