Clear Blue Water by Karen Montague-Reyes for June 04, 2004
Interviewer: Your name is hyphenated? Eve: Yes. Merriwether was my maiden name. I added Torres when I got marr... Interviewer: Your husband's Hispanic? Eve: Cuban. Why? Interviewer: You've checked "other" in the race box. Are you Hispanic as well? Eve: No. My mom's dad was half African American, half Native American. I'm mixed- Interviewer: Wow. Female. Part black, part Indian, with a Hispanic last name...this is almost an embarrassment of riches! Eve: Yes, it's true that I've been blessed. And I haven't even mentioned my Jewish grandmother yet. Interviewer: Stop it. Now you're bragging.