“Does he know,” Nana asks, worriedly?

IMG_2792Liz Pryor,
Northampton, MA.
Smith College.

My mother was white. So was her whole family. After my husband, who is white, proposed, my grandmother cornered my cousin and asked “Does he know about Elizabeth?” My cousin asked back, “Does he know what?” and my grandmother answered, “That she’s Black.”

 

“Does he know,” Nana asks, worriedly?

IMG_2792Liz Pryor,
Northampton, MA.
Smith College.

My mother was white. So was her whole family. After my husband, who is white, proposed, my grandmother cornered my cousin and asked “Does he know about Elizabeth?” My cousin asked back, “Does he know what?” and my grandmother answered, “That she’s Black.”

“Does he know,” Nana asks, worriedly?

IMG_2792Liz Pryor,
Northampton, MA.
Smith College.

My mother was white. So was her whole family. After my husband, who is white, proposed, my grandmother cornered my cousin and asked “Does he know about Elizabeth?” My cousin asked back, “Does he know what?” and my grandmother answered, “That she’s Black.”

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