“You can pass.” Lifetime identity struggle.

IMG_4465Erica Jameson,
Ashland, OR.

My parents adopted five muti-racial children, something unheard of in the rural mountain town we lived in. Between being confused about being different, to occasional thoughtless racism, the line “You can pass [for white]” still makes me uneasy. Does this mean that I should want to? I still don’t know.

 

“You can pass.” Lifetime identity struggle.

IMG_4465Erica Jameson,
Ashland, OR.

My parents adopted five muti-racial children, something unheard of in the rural mountain town we lived in. Between being confused about being different, to occasional thoughtless racism, the line “You can pass [for white]” still makes me uneasy. Does this mean that I should want to? I still don’t know.

“You can pass.” Lifetime identity struggle.

IMG_4465Erica Jameson,
Ashland, OR.

My parents adopted five muti-racial children, something unheard of in the rural mountain town we lived in. Between being confused about being different, to occasional thoughtless racism, the line “You can pass [for white]” still makes me uneasy. Does this mean that I should want to? I still don’t know.

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