RACES: Passing

Greying, blue-eyed Walter White, for 16 years executive secretary of the Na tional Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has a skin so light that he frequently has to explain that he is, in deed, a Negro. Last week, in the Saturday Review of Literature, Propagandist White talked openly about a subject many Ne groes are careful to avoid: the Negro who lives secretly as a white man. Wrote he : "Every year approximately 12,000 white-skinned Negroes disappear — people whose absence cannot be explained by death or emigration. Nearly every...

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