White v. White? : Invisibilia A city council candidate says he's black. But his opponent accuses him of being a white man pretending to be black.

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White v. White?

A city council candidate says he's black. But his opponent accuses him of being a white man pretending to be black.

If race is simply a social construct and not a biological reality, how do we determine someone's race? And who gets to decide? We tell the story of a man whose racial identity was fiercely contested... and the consequences this had on an entire city.

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