She’s Not A Black Woman

Someone whom I’ve considered a friend and colleague for years dropped my identity in her blog post today. She said lovely things about the way my parents love me, lifted up my husband, called my…

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3 thoughts on “She’s Not A Black Woman

  1. Tanya August 26, 2013 / 5:36 am

    The sad thing is that a lot of people, including Black people, judge each other in this way. This must have been a painful experience for the writer of the post.


  2. With Love Glenn August 24, 2013 / 3:22 am

    The best description of mixed that I’ve heard is in Kip Fulbeck’s book “Part Asian, 100% Hapa” where one of the men says “I’m 100% Black and 100% Japanese”.

    Another great description of mixed identity is Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu’s book title “When Half Is Whole”


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