Many in my family are various shades of brown, as is common in most black families. Many others of us, however, look white. I wrote these journal notes, and this essay, as a way of coming to terms with the dilemma of being black and looking white in a society which does not handle anomalies very well.
"Commonalities: On Being Black and White, Different, and the Same.,"
Yale Journal of Law & Feminism:
2, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yjlf/vol2/iss2/6