Passing for Black
by Wade Hall
Culturally and racially, I lived in a no-man’s-land where I was discriminated against by members of both races.... But what’s important is what I did with my life.
—Mae Street Kidd
Mae Street Kidd’s inspirational life story is quintessentially American.... Kidd’s feisty and impressive personality and her vividly detailed reminiscences present us with the rarest of things, a genuine role model.
Kidd’s remarkable story of triumph over racism and sexism in 20th-century America is both affirming and uplifting.
—Bowling Green Daily News