Correctly Colored

Holloway, Karla F. C.
January 1999
Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p167
This article argues that the use of color as a political and social construct is reflected in the lives of individuals within the family and community. Being correctly colored means that there is an understanding of black identity politics, an understanding of race matters that are expressed in writing, whether it is academic or artistic, that these matters of race are matters of public record.


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