Reading Das brought to mind Zora Neale Hurston’s 1928 essay “How It Feels to Be Colored Me,” which appears in the anthology I Love Myself When I Am Laughing (1979), edited by Alice Walker.
In the early stages of Zora's life, which are expressed in the beginning of "How it Feels to be Colored Me," black and whites had little difference in her eyes....
Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘How It Feels to Be Colored Me’ – …
She talks about being colored means and how she views herself and her race.
Zora Neale Hurston
"How It Feels to Be Colored Me"
Harlem City, NY
This story is realistic, not based in fantasy.