This book takes a microscopic look at a young girls' route in assimilation into her community and in her world. Kamille had been given away immediately after her birth from a white teen Mother during the late 1950's. A curly haired child with stunning dimples found herself in a maze of activity in a community that was battling with integration between the Negro/Black people and the White/Caucasian people in the United States. Kamille's memoir like chronicles are exciting and inspiring by her creativity in the methods that she chose to deal with her traumas, hardships and pain. Kamile required the basic human needs such as a shelter, food and love like all other people. At some point however, Kamille received much unwanted attention from the color coder's who despised her presence in their community. How should a young girl transition through the good, bad and the evil touching the very fiber of her very being over and over again? After all, the melanin that began to emanate from her skin over time brought about smiles to many faces and to others it brought about a type of cringe. How would do you navigate in this world dealing with likewise uncomfortable issues when you were a very young child? Would you get depressed and give up? Or would you stick it out in your learning adventure in order to master your fate? Join Kamille as she grows, learns and tries to grasp all of her self-discoveries in her quest to simply find her place in which to belong.
- Paperback | 418 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 24.13mm | 703.06g
- 31 Jan 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Marilyn White
Marilyn White was born in the late 1950's in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There Marilyn was placed in several foster homes until she was adopted in Fort Smith, Arkansas where she lived until age of 18. The adult Marilyn White has transitioned through many great adventures with a desire to write still on her to-do-list. And so now she finally did. Marilyn White's first in demand book is entitled BELONGING. Marilyn has a B.A. from Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas with honors and distinction in her field. In 1992, Marilyn was named All American Collegiate Scholar where located cite at the Library of Congress. Marilyn also attended St. Paul's School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri in 2000. Today, Marilyn White is a Genealogical Researcher, Consultant and founder of Dynasty Quest. Dynasty Quest is a personalized Genealogical service tailored to fit the private family quests of her clientele who found it extremely beneficial to search for their missing family links. The enthusiastic Marilyn White is a professional Genealogist, writer, motivational speaker and veteran researcher. Marilyn is a proactive racial consultant who specializes in optimizing and promoting a zero tolerance level regarding colorism and racism.