Seventy Years of Blackness:
The Untangling of Race & Adoption (2019)
30 min | USA
| Documentary Short | Black Identity |
Director Christopher Windfield
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.