Black People

Passing (is) Strange … And Makes for Fascinating Reading

Hobbs' "A Chosen Exile" looks really good.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, There’s probably nothing revolutionary or even that revelatory in a new book out on passing called, A Chosen Exile by Stanford professor of American History, Allyson Hobbs, but still, I’m dying to read it. Why, because the…

Black Soap, White Skin?!

Black soap, white skin. What's wrong with this picture and this product?

Hi Meltingpot Readers, So, you know I’m working on my next book that will explore the role of colorism in American families. Right now I’m deep into the research, so the majority of my waking hours are spent trying to…