Too Light, Too Dark…Who Cares

Wilhelmina Street,
Baltimore, MD.

Actually, more people of our very own race seem to struggle with the idea of an extremely light person marrying someone who is extremely dark. Even after 30 years of us being married I still catch racist remarks and side glances from those on our side of the tracks. In my father’s day it was called being “color-struck.” In the words of Rodney King, “Can’t we all get along?”

 

Too Light, Too Dark…Who Cares

Wilhelmina Street,
Baltimore, MD.

Actually, more people of our very own race seem to struggle with the idea of an extremely light person marrying someone who is extremely dark. Even after 30 years of us being married I still catch racist remarks and side glances from those on our side of the tracks. In my father’s day it was called being “color-struck.” In the words of Rodney King, “Can’t we all get along?”

Too Light, Too Dark…Who Cares

Wilhelmina Street,
Baltimore, MD.

Actually, more people of our very own race seem to struggle with the idea of an extremely light person marrying someone who is extremely dark. Even after 30 years of us being married I still catch racist remarks and side glances from those on our side of the tracks. In my father’s day it was called being “color-struck.” In the words of Rodney King, “Can’t we all get along?”

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