No spokesperson of the movement to abolish government sponsorship of the "race" notion has been more eloquent than A.D. Powell. She aims her barbs at Americans of all complexions who insist upon the one-drop rule. She is the nemesis of those who advocate the uniquely American notion that there is no such thing as a White person with African ancestry—that such a person is, at best, a “light-skinned...
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Publisher: Backintyme (May 1, 2005)
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This book is more than 10 years old now and I think Powell is probably still fuming at our refusal to see the truth about humanity. Many of the articles she cites I read at the time and (I regret to say) believed. Powell is understandably shouting ...
well believes that the one-drop rule ignores science, crushes tolerance, and mocks the American Dream. And yet it is advocated by liberals, and its enforcement is demanded by most Black leaders. She argues that coercing someone’s ethnic choice is tyranny. This collection of essays on multiracialism originally appeared in Interracial Voice magazine.