Black Girl White Skin: A Life in Stories

Black Girl White Skin: A Life in Stories

by Natalie Devora

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Overview

This is a memoir of a woman whose life touches upon intersections of identity in so many ways. Her story is also a testament to the power of silences and naming, claiming Truth despite uncomfortable truths, and the healing grace found through story. There is so much to love about this book, and so much to discuss. Readers will be grateful for having spent time with Black Girl White Skin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543943412
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 09/30/2018
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Natalie Devora is a writer and activist. Living as a Black woman with albinism affords her a unique lens through which she navigates the world. She has been featured on NPR's Code Switch She currently serves as the National Coordinator for International Albinism Awareness Day with the National Association for Albinism and Hypopigmentation NOAH. Natalie Devora lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

One Child 5

Alone 25

Just One of Us Kids 31

Life at School 49

Searching For Pretty 61

Open Season 81

Granddaddy 93

Champions 97

Breaking Silence 105

Parallel Lives 111

Losing Mother 125

Mothering 141

Noah Conference 2014 147

Making the Invisible Visible 153

Losing a Child in Tanzania 157

Mzungu 163

Coming Full Circle 169

Acknowledgements 175

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