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By Gail Lukasik,Kenyatta Berry

White Like Her: My Family’s tale of Race and Racial Passing is the tale of Gail Lukasik’s mother’s “passing,” Gail’s fight with the disgrace of her mother’s selection, and her next trip of self-discovery and redemption.

In the historic context of the Jim Crow South, Gail explores her mother’s selection to go, how she concealed her mystery even from her personal husband, and the cost she paid for selecting whiteness. Haunted by way of her mother’s worry and disgrace, Gail embarks on a quest to discover her mother’s racial lineage, tracing her relations again to eighteenth-century colonial Louisiana. In coming to phrases together with her determination to publicly out her mom, Gail replaced how she appears at race and heritage.

With a foreword written by means of Kenyatta Berry, host of PBS's Genealogy Roadshow, this designated and interesting tale of coming to phrases with oneself breaks down barriers.

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