Seventy Years of Blackness:

The Untangling of Race & Adoption (2019)

30 min | USA

| Documentary Short  | Black Identity  | 

Director Christopher Windfield

Seventy Years of Blackness
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Verda Byrd has been living her entire life as a black woman, but at the age of 70, she made a shocking discovery.  Ms. Byrd discovered that she was adopted and that her biological parents were actually white. This film takes a look at Ms. Byrd’s story while examining the effects race played within the adoption industry.