MARRIAGE BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE in NYC
- David Douglas of Holland, Michigan will read from
his memoir, MARRIAGE BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE: AN INTERRACIAL
Saturday, November 8th 7:00 P.M.
The Baha'i Center
53 East 11th Street (off University Place)
New York, NY
MARRIAGE BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE offers a poignant and sometimes
painful look at what it was like to be an interracial family in the U.S. from the
early 1940s to the mid-1990s. The memoir constructs an invaluable
perspective on the roles of faith and spiritual transformation in combating
prejudice and racism.
When Barbara Wilson Tinker and Carlyle Douglas married, their union broke
one of the strongest taboos in American society. In the early 1940s interracial
marriage was outlawed in twenty-seven states and was regarded as an
anathema in the rest. Mrs. Douglas began writing the story to record both the
triumphs and hardships of interracial marriage and the challenges in rearing
their family. Her son David completed the family chronicle.
We hope that you will attend. It will be a moving, insightful, and spiritually
uplifting evening. The event is free.
Contact: Charles Lynch 718-638-3047 / gm3047@...