Steve Majors's essays on race, culture, and identity have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, and other outlets. A former television news journalist, Majors is vice president of marketing for a national education nonprofit serving marginalized students. He lives in suburban Maryland with his family.
They called him 'pale faced or mixed race' or 'light, bright, almost white.' But most of the time his family called him 'high yella.' Steve Majors was the white passing, youngest son of an all-Black family that struggled with poverty, abuse, and generatio...[SEE MORE]