THEIR FIRST “NEGRO” HAD A TAN.

Theil Baumann Ramsbey
Smithfield, RI

Everyone was so friendly when my family moved when I was in second grade. It was because, a classmate told me years later, they had never had a Negro in their class before. I am Caucasian but have olive skin that can tan deeply (although I never do this now!).

 

Tweets by Michele Norris