The Color of Water Essay | Essay

James McBride (writer)
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The Color of Water

Summary: Discusses the James McBride semi-autobiographical text, The Color of Water. Summarizes the story from McBride's perspective.
Having a white mother sometimes brought hard times on the family. The love and support she gave her family helped McBride to become a stronger person. James never understood why he was different from his mother,when he was a child. Her difference was noticable and when ever he asked her mother, "Are you white"" she would reply, "I am light skinned,"(McBride pg.15) and no more discussion. He always saw dark skinned children with their dark skinned mothers. He was ever more confused by seen how different his family was fromt he rest of the families. Since McBride's family was his only true love, it was a big mistery to him why the public reacted in such ways to the different colored mother. During his life, the Black Panthers and Malcolm X were slogans of Black Power and unity. Even though he was born by a white...

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