Thanks to a recent push on social media, the organizers of a monument to trailblazing journalist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells have raised enough money—$300,000—to build the memorial.
When you meet someone who identifies as biracial, what do you see? An imposter? A person in denial? A person who wants to acknowledge every part of themselves? Someone who wants to name a very specific experience? Or someone longing to place themselves adjacent to whiteness?