07.29.2019

Watch! Passing: A Family in Black & White

Watch! Passing: A Family in Black & White

For decades, African American comedian and filmmaker Robin Cloud had heard tales about the “Nebraska cousins,” a branch of her family that moved away from the East Coast to pass for white in the rural Midwest. In this six-part series, Cloud attempts to find and understand the motives of the relatives who left everything and everyone else behind, and documents how their progeny grapple with the revelation that they aren’t who they thought they were.

For the full story and video, visit Topic.com/Passing.