As Black As We Wish To Be
Saturday, February 8th at 6AM on 93.9 FM and at 2PM on AM 820 and Wednesday, February 12th at 8PM on 93.9 FM and AM 820
Saturday, February 08, 2014
Visit a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that they look white. As a result, everyone’s asking: Am I black? Am I mixed race? Or, am I white?
In this episode of State Of The RE:Union, Al Letson takes a look at Pike County's racial barriers, where lines have been blurred to invisibility, and people inside the same family can vehemently disagree about whether they are black or white.