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Don't play in the sun : one woman's journey through the color complex / Marita Golden. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Golden, Marita.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Doubleday, c2004.
Series:
Black women writers
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (195 p. )
Subjects:
African American women -- Race identity.
Human skin color -- Psychological aspects.
Human skin color -- Social aspects.
Golden, Marita.
African American women -- Biography.
Colorism.
African American women -- Race identity -- Biography.
Colorism -- Social aspects.
Human skin color.
African American women.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Electronic books
Language:
English
Summary:
A meditation on the role that color plays among African Americans and in mainstream society describes the author's experiences with her parents' differing values, the impact of color on her education and career, and her role as a wife in Africa.
Contents:
Scenes from the color complex: (my own)
Color: a family affair
Silences and secrets
Imitation of life: or, the revolution will not be televised
Mirror on the wall
Sisters under the skin
Grand slam
Far from home
Zora and me
Letter to a young black girl I know.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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