Standing on the shoulders of my forebears

Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins, MD, MSc,
New York City, NY.
Collected from The Race Card Project, On Location: The Brooklyn Museum

My grandmother came from Grenada in 1926 and got a job at the Waldorf-Astoria cleaning because she was light enough to pass for white. My grandfather had no work until WWII broke out (he was too old to serve).


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