a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputation concerning a matter of opinion. I want to get more personal and lay a few things out on the table in the coming year. Let me know which topics interest you the most.
For filmmaker Carolyn Battle-Cochrane, “Biracial, Not Black, Damn it” is not just a film series title, but a way of life. Battle-Cochrane spent most of her life trying to hide her biracial identity, which was the source of more than a few school yard brawls in her youth, and the past decade learning to understand … Continue reading
PART TWO Katie Burrell with her son: Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 35 seconds. Contains 919 words Most of you are guessing that Katie’s ethnic background is Black and White. Keep on guessing. The truth will be revealed in the third and final installment of this series along with an exclusive interview with Katie. As … Continue reading
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes, 7 seconds. Contains 1024 words This is a three part series about colorism. PART ONE Take a look at my friend, Katie Burrell: Is Katie Black? Is Katie White? Is she both? Katie’s ethnic background will be revealed at a later date, but carefully look at her face, study her … Continue reading