“I think knowing your history helps you to understand who you are. I think your past remains with you in your present; we are who we are because of who we’ve been and who our ancestors were.”
“My great-great grandparents were not alone in this interracial relationship in pre-civil war South; I found documentation a number of other couples who actually were able to get past the racial barrier and fall in love and be together.”
“For this particular book, during this strange racial climate that we’re in, with division and strife, I do hope that a book like this could help to…bring people forward.”
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