What’s Black and White and Red All Over? An African American Russian Jewish Red Diaper Baby

“Reminded Me of Lynchings” In vain,I tried to explain to my friends that I was not a snob, but just had to buy the fancy jump ropes with wooden handles at the store because the clothesline that was typically used for double Dutch reminded me of lynchings.

How does a youngster become aware of their gender, class, racial, religious, national, ethnic identity? This series of 30 monoprints tracks my developing awareness of self from age 8 through 16. My continuous inner dialogue reflected on actual experiences as I grew up in a bi racial progressive family in Manhattan, New York City.