My ancestors passed. Their history: invisible.

Margaret Angela Thomas
Chatsworth, GA

I’m the descendant of a runaway slave who passed as Latin and was beaten to death by a slavecatcher, other runaways who moved to Indian Territories to pass for Cherokee, and a trafficked Chinese woman. I look Scotch-Irish and have a huge red vascular birthmark. I live with color bigotry from white and black.


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