WGBH Forum Network; Mixed: My Life in Black and White
Mixed: My Life in Black and White Angela Nissel, writer "Love has no color," insist Angela Nissel's parents, leaving her to ask "but does it have a clue?" In her candid, funny, and poignant memoir, Nissel recounts moving between black inner-city schools and white prep schools; college experiments with black activism; capitalizing on her "exotic" look at a strip club; and generally being a "mixed" girl in a mixed-up world. Mixed is by turns a comedy of errors and a moving coming-of-age chronicle, tracing one woman's unforgettable journey to self-acceptance and belonging. Co-presented with ACT Roxbury.
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MIXED: MY LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE ANGELA NISSEL, WRITER
"LOVE HAS NO COLOR," INSIST ANGELA NISSEL'S PARENTS, LEAVING HER TO ASK "BUT DOES IT HAVE A CLUE?"
IN HER CANDID, FUNNY, AND POIGNANT MEMOIR, NISSEL RECOUNTS MOVING BETWEEN BLACK INNER-CITY SCHOOLS AND WHITE PREP SCHOOLS; COLLEGE EXPERIMENTS WITH BLACK ACTIVISM; CAPITALIZING ON HER "EXOTIC" LOOK AT A STRIP CLUB; AND GENERALLY BEING A "MIXED" GIRL IN A MIXED-UP WORLD. MIXED IS BY TURNS A COMEDY OF ERRORS AND A MOVING COMING-OF-AGE CHRONICLE, TRACING ONE WOMAN'S UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY TO SELF-ACCEPTANCE AND BELONGING. CO-PRESENTED WITH ACT ROXBURY.
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