Upload

Loading...

Writers' Series: Bliss Broyard

4,476

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Uploaded on Dec 5, 2008

Fiction writer and memoirist Bliss Broyard speaks about and reads from her memoir, One Drop: My Fathers Hidden Life—A Story of Race and Family Secrets. The daughter of New York Times literary critic Anatole Broyard, Bliss Broyard learned when she was in her early twenties and shortly before her father died in 1990, that she had African ancestry. One Drop explores the reasons behind her fathers choice to pass for white and reveals her own struggle to come to terms with what all of this means for her own identity and sense of self. Her visit to the University of Richmond was sponsored largely in part by the Richmond Quest.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License

Loading...

When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...