Where was the outcry when Shirley Temple became a Black?
The interesting thing is I don’t think she uses any makeup or tanning or otherwise to change the color of her skin, does she? In other words:.The color of her skin is judged by the content of her character..Which is an itneresting twist on MLK’s dream:.“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
What do you call a child born in the U.S. of white Kenyans?
It has nothing to do with race, it has to do with integrity and honesty.
I wish I understood all this obsession about skin color. As far as I can see, it’s an evolutionary adaptation to varying levels of sunlight, nothing more. For heavens sake, people, the human race originated in Africa, so we’re all African-whatevers.
It’s a man-bites-dog story. Whites generally don’t “pass” as blacks.
His family on all sides was from the Caucasus region of Turkey. That was my point.