The color of water is the title of a book written by James McBride, a mixed race man born to a white Jewish mother and a black man. The book provides an insight into the tumultuous life of interracial couples and mixed children.
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Historic accounts of slavery in the New World seemed like a colossal distance in time far removed from my reality. This is until I read Frederick Douglass’ book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass which transported me back to the horrors.
Nelson Mandela epitomizes the words “freedom fighter”, moving South Africa from decades of an apartheid system to a society where blacks were free. Under South Africa’s apartheid, blacks were uneducated, could not own land and were forced to carry passes classifying them and barring them from many public facilities. His political opposition movement was silenced,