A Chosen Exile

Allyson Hobbs talked about her book A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, in which she examines the lives of African Americans… read more

Allyson Hobbs talked about her book A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, in which she examines the lives of African Americans who chose to pass as white between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. In her book, the author reports on the political and social ramifications of “passing,” which included greater rights and opportunities but also isolation and disregard from the greater African American community. close

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A Chosen Exile

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Program ID:
324595-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 08, 2015 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 10, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 08, 2015 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 08, 2015 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2015 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2015 | 8:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 27, 2015 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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