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September 14, 2003
"Being Someone You Are Not"  by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

November 4, 2003
"Passing and the American Dream: These days we're supposed to think race doesn'ft matter. But as 'The Human Stain' and a raft of recent writing makes clear, we're just as fascinated by its slippery boundaries as ever." By Baz Dreisinger

December 6, 2003
Best Books of 2003: Nonfiction by Jane Henderson, Post-Dispatch Book Editor 

October 12, 2003 
"Six Stories Explore People Who Can't -- or Won't -- Be Themselves" By Dale Singer

January/February 2004
"Review of Passing: When People Can't Be Who They Are" by Elizabeth Atkins.

January 15, 2004
"Identity crisis" by Jonathan Groner

November/December 2003
"Now Everyone is Wondering Who to Be or Not to Be" by William Jelani Cobb

November 21-28, 2003
"The Pretenders: New book offers intimate portratis of six people who 'passed' " by Sandee Brawarsky

November 27, 2003
"Passing: When People Can't Be Who They Are" by Karen M. Thomas

August 6 - 12, 2003

"Masked & Pseudonymous Academics Look at the Social Phenomenon of 'Passing' and Ask: What Could Be More American?" by David Ng

August 25, 2003
PASSING: When People Can't Be Who They Are 

September 2003
Passing: When People Can't Be Who They Are.


August 2005
"Q & A: Brooke Kroeger" by Jocelyn Voo

Sunday, May 23, 2004
"Blurring the Lines"
reporter: Erin Moriarty; producer: Marquita Poole

May 28, 2004
by Richard Prince

February 22, 2004
“Minorities explore how history becomes personal: February forsters discussion, look at future”
by Jennifer Sanderson

January 2, 2004
Identity parades by Elizabeth Luard

February 06, 2004
Identity issues: Book by KC native explores phenomenon of 'passing'
By: Anna Jaffe, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2004
'Passing' takes on different shades these days
While masquerading as another race may be outdated, today's blurred ethnic lines can invite wrong assumptions.

By Annette John-Hall

December 13, 2003
Pale imitations by Clive Davis

December 19, 2003
Passing Judgment by Sheila Johnston

October 31, 2003
"When the Truth Isn't Enough To Set You Free" By Donna Britt

November 9, 2003
America's peculiar `passing' fancy: `The Human Stain' never breaks out of the worn-out tragic-mulatto formula  By Clarence Page

November 10, 2003
CONTROVERSY: Hidden Identities: In "The Human Stain", Anthony Hopkins plays a black man denying his race. Such charades don't just happen in the movies. Written by Richard Jerome; Reported by Eve Heyn.

October 31, 2003
"Decades after segregation's demise, passing for white remains a resonant topic." By David Crary

October 26, 2003
The Perils of Passing by Celia McGee

October 5, 2003
"Taking the Passing Lane" by Ellis Henican

October 24, 2003
"Why Some Are Compelled to Hide Their True Selves"  by Tracie Powell

December 7, 2003
Pop Culture Commentary: Young people's multicultural pride makes `passing' obsolete. Embracing their heritage, this generation rejects racial typing
By Tonya Jameson

October 10, 2003
"Crossing the Color Line" by Courtney Gaillard

December 28, 2003
"It was about time people knew" by Amanda Perry

November 15, 2003
"Examining A Blemished Soul" by David Stokes