Life on the Color Line by Gregory Howard Williams

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A stunning journey to the heart of the racial dilemma in this country.
 

About Gregory Howard Williams

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Gregory Williams is a critic and academic based in New York and Berlin.
 
Published February 1, 1996 by Plume. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Though black kids frequently taunted and threatened Gregory for looking white, his light skin bought him few privileges in the white world.

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 This memoir of a boy's struggle with a conflicted racial identity too often remains on the emotional surface of its loaded topic.

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Williams, dean of the Ohio State University College of Law, tells the affecting and absorbing story of his most unusual youth. Born to a white mother and a black father who passed for white, Williams

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Williams, dean of the Ohio State University College of Law, tells the affecting and absorbing story of his most unusual youth. Born to a white mother and a black father who passed for white, Williams

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