The book deals with the dark side of ethnicity and the driving force no to be....
The book was written to bring attention to tensions when it comes to ethnicity! We are seeing more and more people involved in the craze, Michael Jackson seemed to make famous and Ok, racial remaking. Even though reports stated he did not Bleach his skin, there have been information that has come to light to the contray.
Was history distorted because of the hue of skin? Some say yes, when it came out that the first person that refused the back of the bus was ebony not ivory! Claudette Colvin refused to give up her seat nine months before Rosa Parks and was arrested. But Dr. King would build his Civil Rights triumph on Rosa Parks. Why? The right skin color. According to Phillip Hoose the author of Claudette Colvin Twice toward Justice Ms. Covins mother told Claudette "let Rosa be the one." Stating " white people aren't going to bother Rosa her skin is lighter." I remember when we were called colored.