The Power of Black!

As a teenager in the 1950s I remember thinking, “Wow, black blood sure is powerful!” That’s when I found out that any trace of black ancestry made one a Negro in Louisiana. In 1970 the Louisiana legislature passed a law to take some folks off the hook. They said the if you could document having 1/32nd or less of black blood you would be considered white. That also documented if you had as little as 1/31nd you were black. Black blood still was clearly more powerful than white blood which apparently is pretty thin stuff. Click the image for more! … More The Power of Black!