My book club recently read The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, by James McBride.  In today’s world filled with racial and cultural conflict, McBride’s memoir is refreshing and inspiring. Although this book isn’t newly published, its messages are timeless. Written in 1996, The Color of Water explores the challenges of growing up biracial in a poor family in New York. James McBride is the eighth child of thirteen kids. His mother, Ruth McBride Jordan, was a Jewish immigrant who grew up in a loveless and broken home in the Deep South. McBride’s father and step-father were African-American menRead More →