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What I’m Reading: Farewell to Manzanar – 17 in a series – “But this woman, I realized much later, was half-black…”

August 15th, 2019

“One of our neighbors was a tall, broad woman, taller than anyone in camp, as far as I recall. She walked erectly and wore an Aunt Jemima scarf around her head. She was married to a Japanese man, and they had adopted a little Japanese girl I sometimes played with. But this woman, I realized much later, was half-black, with light mulatto skin, passing as a Japanese in order to remain with her husband. She wore scarves everywhere to cover her giveaway hair.”

From Farwell to Manzanar by by Jeanne Wakatsuki Housto and James D. Houston

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